About Us

Welcome to Event Security Management Ltd

Event Security Management are specialists in the provision of world-class event security, having built a team with over 160 years of combined expertise in the industry. Our talented group of security experts have provided security solutions for some of the biggest sporting and live entertainment events on the planet.  From the London 2012 Olympic Games and the 2003 UEFA Champions League Final to The Spice Girls World Tour at Wembley Stadium, we’ve got a vast amount of experience to call upon.

Having accrued over 20 years of expertise within the event security sector, our Managing Director – Steve Coleman – founded Event Security Management in 2018. He’d worked across the globe, providing security solutions at excess of over 100 different stadiums delivering football and live music events, encompassing all sizes, standards and budgets.

This inspired him to set up his own business with a customer-centric ethos and a desire to be the best in the industry. In the space of two years, we’ve become the premier supplier of event security solutions across the United Kingdom and Middle-East. Throughout that time, we’ve serviced major global events including Diriyah Festival Season, Jeddah Festival Season, The Saudi Cup and the Special Olympics World Games. Over the course of these events, we’ve managed the security and wellbeing of over 1,000,000 visitors.

Our dedicated team of security specialists can provide you with the expertise and confidence to run a safe, secure and truly world-class event. From concept through to delivery, we’re on-hand to provide the guidance and knowledge to make your occasion a great success.

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Meet Our Managers

Discover more about us by reading our detailed team member profiles. Our experts have an impressive record providing security expertise for some of the worlds biggest sporting and live entertainment shows.

Adrian is an accomplished professional with a wealth of experience in the security sector. After serving the British military for 25 years and spending seven years consulting for the UAE military, Adrian joined Event Security Management Ltd as Security Manager.

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David is a decorated security services professional holding over 35 years of expertise in security management and executive protection. As Safety & Security Manager, he brings event tactical, counter-terrorism and VIP Protection service experience to the team’s offering.

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Guy has over 25 years of expertise in Venue Events and Operations Management, leading safety at major stadiums including Don Valley and Headingley respectively. In his role as Event Safety Manager, he has led major events including Diriyah Festival Season & The Saudi Cup.

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Paul possesses over 27 years of expertise within the event security sector, delivering world-class services for stadium, arena and greenfield events. In his role as Safety & Security Manager, he plays an integral role in the success of our team here at Event Security Management Ltd.

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Simon is an expert in close protection, surveillance and event security management. Upon completing a distinguished 14-year military career with the British Army, his security expertise makes him one of the best event and security crowd managers in the business.

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With over 18 years of expertise working in major event security, Steve has a wealth of experience planning, documenting and delivering all aspects of a safe and secure event. He is the Managing Director of Event Security Management Ltd and founded the business in 2018.

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“One of the best Event Safety Officers I have had the pleasure of working with. His knowledge, experience and skillsets left me in no doubt he is one of the best going around. Glasgow 2018 saw over 100,000 visitors to Steven’s event. He kept his festival running like clockwork with very little incident. Those that he did have he dealt with the utmost competence. His knowledge of health and safety, event safety and security is first class.”

John Crooks

“Steven is a very talented security head, he has shown and demonstrated his knowledge on mega projects from planning development and implementation on the ground management, providing a safe and secure sites. Together with ensuring all major stakeholders are onboard, supplemented with management of third party contractors. I would highly recommend Steven on any major project.”

Sanjay Sahota


  • THE BEST INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS: We employ world-class event professionals that can deliver industry-leading services for your event.

  • FINANCIAL BENEFITS: We are neutral from all security providers, therefore ensuring all financial controls are accurate and transparent throughout.

  • INNOVATIVE: We use systems and procedures that are current, innovative and industry-leading to deliver the very best results for your event.

  • OUR VISION: To raise the Event Security industry’s standards across the UK and Middle East by sharing and implementing best practice.

Every member of our team is licenced by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and work in accordance with their standards.