Mind Over Matter Consultancy (MOM) are specialists in creating, developing and delivering tailored experiences, education courses, and high-level consultancy projects. Experts in the fields of event safety, risk management, leadership, crowd safety, emergency planning, crowd science and counter terrorism, MOM address the client’s business needs and connects these to their employees, partners and customers.
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Chris Kemp – CEO
Chris has worked across the world in business transformation, crowd management, security, health and safety, and leadership. He is highly qualified with degrees in Human Movement, Arts Administration and a doctorate in Cognitive Psychology and has a passion for success.
Clare Young – Office Manager
Clare is responsible for finance and HR and managing the office. Clare’s former careers include marketing and running her own wedding photography business. She enjoys running and is a part-time Psychology student with the Open University.
EMMA PAPE – course & project resources manager
Emma is responsible for preparing MOMs course materials and updating MOMs marketing material. She has a wealth of experience working in marketing and events. Emma loves being creative and also runs her own floristry business. She also enjoys spending time in the great outdoors and exploring new places.
SUZANNE STEVENSON – Website Development Manager
Suzanne is responsible for managing and updating the MOM website. She has extensive experience in research and analytics. Suzanne has a BSc in Psychology with Computing and is qualified in teaching support. She enjoys hiking and is a proud mum of two.
Natasha Perry – Social Media Manager
Natasha is responsible for managing our social media channels. Natasha is also a Chartered Occupational Psychologist specialising in organisational safety culture. When she is not on social, she’s looking after her three girls, cooking and watching box sets.
Educators and Consultants
Professor Patrick Smith
Patrick is one of the leading exponents of leadership, management and organisational change. Having worked with some of the major companies in the UK and beyond for over 40 years, Patrick’s unique blend of innovation and delivering on targets makes the consultancy a first choice in this area.
Former Chief Inspector Andrew Brown is an internationally renowned negotiator with specialist experience in kidnap for ransom and hostage/crisis incidents. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Management and Security Institutes and a Fulbright Alumnus, as well as an Advisor to the Editorial Boards of a range of journals including those in Criminal Psychology, Forensic Research and Crisis Response.
Pete is a Protective Security, Event Management and Incident Command Consultant, working with MOM and NCS4 / Interpol on safety, security and service at major events. He has commanded and supported events of national and international significance including the Royal Wedding 2018.
Morten is the founder and Managing Director of ConCom Safety and has a BA (Hons) in Crowd Safety Management. Morten is one of the leading experts for crowd safety management in Scandinavia and is Head of Security, Health & Safety at Roskilde Festival. Morten started Eventskolen in 2012 and has educated staff from venues in Denmark, as well as crowd safety steward, supervisors and managers at Roskilde Festival. Furthermore he is an external lecturer at University College Metropol.
Steve is the Managing Director at Laudation Consulting creating the company after leaving Dreamland as Chief Operating Officer. He spent 12 years at the O2, London, and West Ham United Football Club, both as Operations Director. Steve has experience across all operational functions with a commercial and strategic focus as part of senior leadership groups and at board level.
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PROFESSOR DANNY ROLPH
Chris Hall is a Chartered Health and Safety Practitioner with specific expertise working in the leisure and events sector, including multi hall exhibitions, arena concerts, festivals and sporting events. Chris has been working with MOM since the inception of the company and has supported a range of projects in venue capacity uplift.
Katharina is the Safety and Security Manager for FIFA and is a recognised subject-matter expert in people movement and behaviour in complex and dynamic built environments. With almost 20 years experience in the events industry, she has a track record at some of the world’s most iconic venues and events, including the Commonwealth Games 2014, European Games 2015, and Rugby World Cup 2015.
Tim Owen is a Consultant for Major Impact City Events and has over 30 years’ experience leading the collaboration and coordination of large teams during the conception, planning and completion of events, including the Olympic and Paralympic Games and the London New Year’s Eve Fireworks. He has been personally awarded by Her Majesty The Queen twice for leading the safety and security assurance groups for her Golden and Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
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