Simon Hall

Head of Sports and Major Events
SImon Hall

Simon is a specialist event and operations planner having worked for over 25 years in delivering transport solutions for international events and operations for high pressure transport environments in both public and private sectors.

Simon joined Steer after helping to deliver the London 2012 Olympics, where he was responsible for delivering the transport operations for five key venues as well as ensuring full coordination of works between Transport for London and LOCOG for the Olympic Route Network, the Road Events and the individual venue transport operation plans. Simon was lead transport advisor to the Rugby World Cup in 2015 and held an operational role in charge of Twickenham Stadium transport for each match day. He worked alongside UEFA and the Welsh FA at the Champions League Final 2017 in Cardiff, designing the transport overlay as well as the security/ ticket check operation.

At Steer, Simon is the global market lead for sports and major events and offers support to clients requiring operational and design advice for pedestrian and spectator movement, transport operation planning and stadium and events management.

Articles and insights by this expert

01 Nov 2021

Southend United Football Club on the Move

Steer are delighted with the news that Southend Borough Council has recently consented to Southend United Football Club’s proposals to relocate to a new 21,000 seat stadium at Fossetts Farm.

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22 Oct 2018

Putting our game face on

Planning and managing the transport operation for any large sporting event provides unique insight on how to run an efficient team to deliver a functional and smooth operational solution across a wide range of projects.

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13 Aug 2016

Event management practice to reduce capacity constraints

Used by millions of passengers per day, UK public transport systems are in some instances facing major capacity constraints. With demand forecast to rise even further, they might soon reach maximum capacities. Large events add to the demand on already busy networks and therefore need to be properly managed. There are many useful lessons to be learnt from this.

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25 Sep 2013

Successful Event Management: Top 10 tips

Steer Davies Gleave's top 10 recommendations for the delivery of successful events.

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