Steve Laws



Over 30 years of documented experience in dealing with crowd safety, VIP protection, major operational planning and training.


Steve has also developed an Internationally Award nominated Traffic Management programme, which is delivered across the UK. The many successes for this training include a unique partnership with England Athletics to provide Traffic Management training to Race Organisers throughout the UK.

During the London Olympics in 2012, trained over 650 Olympic Security operatives in Traffic Management Skills on behalf of LoCog for venue traffic regulation in London and throughout the UK. Steve  supported the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 training staff to support the Traffic Management schemes around Glasgow for the games. Most recently Steve led the training delivery for the two major event stewarding suppliers to Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022.

Led an international team of crowd safety experts at 11 Team Training Grounds, two Fan Zones and one of the Stadiums for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Led the crowd safety planning and operations for the Blue Zone at the recent COP28UAE held at Expo City Dubai. Working closely with UN Security Services and host country Civil Defence, Police and Government departments.Steve is always striving for continual improvement and responding to emerging business needs. 


Holder of internationally recognised Crowd Safety Management / Health & Safety qualifications.

Honors & Awards


Crowd Safety Management

BA (Hons)

Crowd Safety Science, Design and Management


Cert Ed FdA BA(Hons)


 +44 785 919 6213

Email: steve.laws@taylorbridgesconsultancy.comrg

Level 4 Diploma

Spectator Safety Management

Certificate of Education

Level 4 Learning and Development Diploma

Level 4 Leading the Internal Quality Assurance Process


Specialist member International Institute of Risk and Safety Management


Affliate member (Graduate status pending)

Skills and experience

Head of Police Training – Initial Police Learning and Development Programme (IPLDP) at Aylesbury College;
Mobile Protection – Supervisor and operative for members of the British Royal Family and Ministers of State; -

Firearms Duties and deployment - Chequers Court, Hungerford, Windsor Changing of the Guard, numerous mobile protection duties 
Police Search Advisor – Chequers Court, Windsor Changing of the Guard, Royalty and Ministerial Visits, numerous counter terrorism / crime scene searches. 
Major Incident Command Experience – Newbury Bypass, Witney Cat Farm,  numerous civil disturbance, Miners Dispute