Our team on the ground is headed up by Ray Whitworth, a former member of the Metropolitan Police and a leading global expert in crowd management and event security. Ray is a former head of security for the English FA. He was Vice President - Operations at Major League Soccer and involved in team security at 4 World Cups. Ray was also an inspector for the UK’s Sports Ground Safety Authority.
The Sword team are experts in planning and delivering crowd management services at high profile events across the world. It is essential to understand crowd management in order to safely deliver your event. No one size template can fit all events. Whether it’s a small corporate event or a large greenfield festival our team can help you deliver an event for you and your attendees. Leading event brands choose Sword as their partner, with our proven capabilities across many years and many festivals we bring best international practice to the table to reduce the risks at your event.
If you need consultancy or project management for your event please get in touch with our team. In the GCC our local team have worked on a variety of projects including; King Abdullah Sports City Stadium, Jeddah, Al Ula Events and Khalifa Stadium in Qatar.
Our crowd science technical team is headed up by Professor Dr. GK Still. The Professor’s experience in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia includes working on a range of projects in Mecca for 20 years including Jamarat Bridge, Al-Haram and the design criteria for the Al-Masjid al Haran in Mecca.
Sword are experts in planning and delivering crowd management services at high profile events across the world.Learn More
In the UK, Sword is the one of the leading providers of event security and stewarding services.Learn More