Health & Safety – Introduction

Originally founded by Prof. Chris Kemp (Mind over Matter – UK) and Henrik Bondo Nielsen (Roskilde Festival – DK), the YES Group has been created following the Roskilde accident in 2000 in order to improve safety for festivals across Europe. Many years later, the YES Group is a strong network, lead and managed by a Team of high profile experts in Event Safety and Crowd Management, representing venues and festivals among the most respected in Europe.

Coordination:
Pascal Viot (Paleo Festival – CH) & Henrik Bondo Nielsen (Roskilde Festival – DK),

Administration:
Amandine Massy (Paleo Festival – CH)

Programming Group:

Coralie Berael (Forest National Bruxelles – BE)
Alexandra von Samson (Goodlive AG – GER)
Michal Sladek (Pohoda Festival – SK)
Sven Varsek (Das Fest – GER)

Advisory Group:
Morten Therkildsen (Roskilde Festival – DK)

Gerard van Duykeren (The Security Company – NL)
Ralf Zimme (IBIT Institute – GER)
Sabine Funk (IBIT Institute – GER)
Andy Mestka (OpenAir St.Gallen – CH)
Markus Wiersch (Das Fest – GER)

Magazine Article on the YES Group

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