About Us

Mike Herbert TechIOSH - Director and Safety Adviser

Highly experienced and respected event professional with nearly 30 years experience in the live events and presentation industry. Working throughout UK, Europe, Middle East and the Americas with a huge range of event organisers: From concert touring to street shows, festivals to corporate events; from green field sites to urban wastelands; from theatres to stadiums and arenas.

Mike has undertaken a wide range of roles including lighting/rigging technician to technical and production management giving him a deep understanding of the issues faced in the field. He now  uses this knowledge to provide practical and proportionate advice as a safety adviser which has been the focus for some 15 years.

  • Member of IOSH at Grade TechIOSH
  • Contributor to Safety Advisers in Entertainment Group (SAGE)
  • Member of the Production Services Association
  • Member of the Association of Stage Pyrotechnicians

Training and competence includes:

  • NEBOSH General and Construction Certificates
  • NCRQ Cert in Applied Health and Safety (Distinction)
  • Temporary Demountable Structures
  • CFPA Europe Cert. Fire Risk Assessment and Fire Safety Management
  • Advanced Crowd Dynamics (Distinction)
  • Professional Laser DisplaySafety
  • Pyrotechnic Safety
  • CIEH Level 3 Food Safety
  • First Aid at Work
  • BS7909 Electrical Safety
  • Various other courses in maintenance and use of various entertainment and stage machinery components


Lisa Kenwright - Director

Lisa has nearly 20 years experience in event operations roles including arts administration, venue management and event control. 

Roles have included:

  • Event Control Logger Shambala Festival
  • Safety Desk - Glastonbury/Shambala/Secret Garden Party
  • Comms Control - RHS Chatsworth House Flower Show
  • Duty Manager - Brighton Festival Events
  • Front of House Manager - Various Venues
  • Director - Summerlands Storytelling Festival

Training and Competence

  • NCRQ Cert in Applied Health and Safety (ongoing)
  • IOSH Managing Safety
  • First Aid at Work

Lisa is also a storyteller in the English Oral Tradition and deeply involved in developing the practice in the south west of England. This has included the creation and promotion of Mr Rook's Speak Easy, a regular event hosting a range of some of the best tellers in the UK. She has created collaborations with other towns and groups to enable short tours by various tellers and has developed a number of shows of her own.