Tony Duncan

Entertainment Crowd and Emergency Management Specialist

Tony Duncan

Entertainment Crowd and Emergency Management Specialist


Combines an MSc in Business Continuity, Security and Emergency Management, FdA in Crowd and Safety Management, BTech Level 3 Close Protection and Level 5 training Certificate in Work Based Learning in Higher Education with 14 years event security management/operations.

Masters dissertation on Business Continuity and Emergency Management within medium to large scale music events and festivals

Currently undertaking an Advanced certificate in Terrorism Studies with St Andrews University

Worked globally as an entertainment crowd and emergency management specialist and Tour Security Director for artists including U2, Madonna, Bon Jovi, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Lionel Ritchie, James Brown, Sir Paul McCartney, Muse and Keane

Senior security and crowd manager for several large scale outdoor festivals/events including The Hong Kong Formula E 2016, Dragon Land Hong Kong, T in the Park (UK), Connect Festival (UK)

Consultant for Live Nation Global Touring on Event Continuity, Security and Emergency Planning

Several academic papers published on concert crowd dynamics and emergency planning at large scale music events

Main contributor to publication “In Hindsight: A Compendium of Business Continuity Case Studies” – June 26, 2014

HM Forces 1988-2001

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