Chris Kemp Professor PhD MA BA


Professor Chris Kemp was a former rock promoter, venue manager and Pro Vice Chancellor.  He is now the CEO of Mind over Matter Consultancy (MoM).

Chris’s interests and expertise range from crowd and safety management, immersive learning, leadership development, music and venue management and sports development.   He is known for his work on the management of crowds in order to make events safer, has published in music magazines, academic journals and the national press.  He was involved in the security arrangements for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and addressed the House of Commons Select Committee for Olympic Security.

As CEO of MoM his work includes:  the development and delivery of bespoke courses for major festivals, venues and events; consultancy to public and private sector clients; leadership and management development initiatives, and immersive workshops utilising the Learning in the Round approach utilising active learning methods, such as scenarios, simulations and challenging activities with a focus on the work-based application.

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