Bird’s Nest Olympic Stadium, Beijing China Air & Style Snowboarding (Oakley & Shaun White)
Senior Events Manager
Instrumental in developing the first ever international snowboarding competition in China, ultimately leading to China gaining the 2022 Winter Olympic bid. Delivered creative management solutions, provided day-to-day project management and liaison between multiple governmental and commercial stakeholders both English and Chinese speakers
Rolling Stones, James Brown, Celine Dion, James Blunt, Linkin Park, Evonne Hsu, Anthony Wong, Soler, Huang Xiao Ming, 12 Girls Band, Joey Yung, Winnie Hsin, Sarah Brightman, Wang Xiao Kun (王啸坤), Eason Chan, Wang Rui (王睿) & Wang Chuan Jun (王传君), Pu Ba Jia (蒲巴甲), Faithless, Talib Kweli, Ozomatli, Yacht, Banana Monkey, SuperVC, Hedgehog, IZ, Bananas Soundsystem, Dragontongue, Uprooted, and Redstar, 120 Days, Carsick Cars, CiaCia, CNdY, For a Minor Reflection, Gold Panda, Grandmaster Flash, Hanggai, Hebe, Lil Ray, Ludacris, Marianne Dissard, Mount Kimbie, Nanwu, Omnipotent Youth Society, Optimo, Otakrew, Peng Tan, Perfume Genius, P.K.14, Rainbow Danger Club, Saigon, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Titus Andronicus, UK B-Boy Champs, Uprooted Sunshine Soundsystem, Wang Wen, Weerd Science, YellowcardWorld Champion Wrestling, AC/DC, Offspring, Marilyn Manson, Eminem, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Tool, Roni Size, Limp Bizkit, The Message, Craig David, Texas, Elvis 2001, Manic Street Preachers, Sugababes, Aida, Cirque du Soleil, Westlife, Lionel Richie, Motorhead, Orbital, S club 7, The Eagles, Judas Priest, Stereophonics, Black Crows, Ash, Gorillaz, Nitin Sawhney, Mercury Rev, eels, "In the City" Starsailor, WWF, Creamfields, Joe Strummer, Waterboys, Vanessa Mae and Top of the Pops, Yes, Machine Head, Blue Tones, Spice Girls, Oasis, Bon Jovi, K D Lang, Disney on Ice, Status Quo, Britney Spears, Billie Piper, A1, Chris De Burgh, Savage Garden, Duran Duran, Five, Greenday, Richard Ashcroft, Ronan Keating, Robbie Williams, Madison Avenue, Shaolin Monks, UFO, Tom Jones, Destiny's Child, Iron Maiden, The Who......and the rest.....
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Glastonbury, T in the Park, V Festival, Download, Reading Festival, Harvest Festival Fishguard, Wiltshire Festival, Lampeter Folk Festival, Creamfields, Hung Drawn and Quartered.
Star Events Group Ltd
Managing Director China
Held on 7th July 2007, Live Earth Shanghai was a global event covering all 7 continents in 11 locations, which brought together more than 150 musical acts which were broadcast to a mass global audience through televisions, radio, and streamed via the Internet. My company secured the staging and entertainment engineering contract for this event at the steps of the iconic Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower.
UK Pavilion World Expo Shanghai - China
Deputy Director Operations
Golden Winner of the Best Designed Pavilion and redefined the Chinese’s perception of the United Kingdom.
Operational responsibility for over 230 staff and the 8 million visitor experience (78 million for whole expo).
Led change in visitor experience after analysing feedback data. Co-ordinated successfully with VIP business liaisons leading to lucrative contracts. ; delivered training and transitional management control. Set up efficient crowd dynamics techniques & risk issue management (Health & Safety). Selected outsource providers for key contracts (e.g. security & maintenance). Communicated the high standards required from staff regularly and with incentives. Instrumental in navigating China bureaucracy.