Introducing Guest Speaker, Roger Hooker, Major Events and International Sports Event Specialist


We are delighted that Roger Hooker, Major Events and International Sports Event Specialist, will be joining us later this year as a Specialist Guest Speaker on our Event Management, International Events and Major Sports Event Management programmes.

With extensive global events experience, Roger is sure to bring not only the best tips for managing events, but the amazing stories about his events industry career path and current role.

A strategically focused major events professional, with a wide spectrum of significant global experience in Project Management and International Events & Venue Management, Roger's experience encompasses event owner / promoter, venue operator and event services provider, across a range of event profiles and spaces worldwide. As Head of Production at FIA Formula E, Roger currently delivers 'pop-up' motorsport venues for the electric racing street circuit championship staged across 11 major global cities on 5 continents, leading the Production department. Career highlights include senior leadership roles for:

  • London 2012 Summer Olympic & Paralympic Games

  • 1st European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan 2015

  • Wembley Stadium, Conference & Exhibition Centre

  • Event Management at ExCeL London

  • Ascot Racecourse

  • The opening of the Singapore Sports Hub between 2013 - 2015

  • Leading a senior management team of Directors in a consultancy role acting as General Manager for an event services company

Roger is incredibly generous with his time, guidance and support of new talent into the industry and in 2016, Roger was an International industry ambassador for TAFE Queensland Brisbane, the training partner to the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, supporting their event management education programmes.

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