Emma Parkinson

With a background in large-scale event stewarding, Emma moved into academia six years ago, where she led on the FdA and BA programmes in Crowd Safety at Bucks New University. Now at Coventry University, Emma has designed the new MSc in Crowded Places and Public Safety. She is practitioner as well as an academic, specialising in the application of theory to complex crowded environments and specialises in the problems of temporary events such as festivals and carnivals