Phillip Brown

Vice Chair

Phill started his career in 1989 with the Ministry of Defence and for 10 years worked in a variety of positions including UK and International security management. On leaving the MoD he re-trained and qualified in safety and risk management first working within the NHS in safety, risk and security management positions before moving into the theatre industry as Risk Management Director for the Ambassador Theatre Group, gaining invaluable risk management experience both in the UK and internationally.

During that time he created a proactive approach to risk management, developing positive changes in theatre working practices before moving onto the newly created industry role for SOLT|UK Theatre. As the inaugural person to hold this role he provides a consolidated and effective industry voice to represent the collective interests of SOLT and UK Theatre membership in relation to risk and technical management. He has the opportunity to have direct dialogue with hundreds of theatre operators, employees and other stakeholders such as HSE and NaCTSO.

He is a Chartered Member of IOSH, Fellow of International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (FIIRSM), Fellow of Institute of Entertainment & Arts Management (FIEAM) and a Registered Safety Practitioner (RSP).