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About Us

MICHAEL WATSON

Has over 16 years experience in licensing law and has been a Director of Licence Consultants since June 2004.

From 1994 to 2001 he was a Licensing Officer with the Metropolitan Police Clubs and Vice Unit (CO14) before joining the London Borough of Islington, where he acted as a Licensing Officer until 2004.

Michael holds the Certificate of Higher Education in Licensing Law from Birmingham University School of Law and is a member of the Institute of Licensing.

SIMON GALLACHER

Simon is a Principal Licensing Officer, employed by the London Borough of Islington for almost 10 years. Prior to this he was a Licensing Officer with the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

Simon holds the Certificate of Higher Education in Licensing Law from Birmingham University School of Law, a Post Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Middle Management, Westminster Business School and Honours Degree in Psychology, Nottingham University.

Simon also holds various Licensing and Health and Safety qualifications and is an active member of the Institute of Licensing.

DEON VAN NIEKERK

Deon brings 20 years of night club and restaurant experience having worked and trained in the industry all his working life.

Deon has done pioneering work with the Capital Link Partnership, aimed at reducing crime and disorder through the Community Justice Programme and design and has sat on Charing Cross Police Station's Sector Steering Committee as Covent Garden business representative and the Portobello Steering Group.

He was also on the board of the Westminster Licensees Association and was a founder member of the Westminster CCTV Company.

Deon was also the owner of Cherry Jam and Neighbourhood Nightclub's in London. He has acted as a consultant to numerous venues (Notting Hill Arts Club / Aquum) on a range of issues and has worked and managed licensed premises including The Ivy, Blue Print Café and Belgo.

Tim Wild

MSc., CM.I.O.S.H., M.I.I.R.S.M., M.R.S.P.H.

Tim is an experienced health, safety, hygiene and risk management advisor and trainer with practical safety management experience and extensive experience gained through producing documentation and auditing a wide range of clients. Tim is a chartered member of The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, C.M.I.O.S.H. Dip., The Royal Society for Public Health, M.R.S.P.H. Dip., International Institute of Risk and Safety Management, MIIRSM, and is registered on the HSE's Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR).

Tim has a broad management and health, safety and hygiene background, including the hotel, club and residential home arena. Tim has an MSc. in Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Management, an advanced diploma in Food Hygiene, a diploma in Commercial Management, a diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and over 20 years of health and safety experience. As a qualified and registered trainer Tim is able to develop and deliver safety courses on a wide range of topics.

As trainer Tim is registered with the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) for Food Hygiene and Health and Safety courses.

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19-21 Crawford Street
London
W1H 1PJ

Tel no: +44 (0)207 11 55 2 44

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