Staff Profile

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Neil Mackey

Biography

Before joining Buckinghamshire New University in 2011, I was a promoter and event manager for 30 years, working at award winning venues and largescale festivals including Latitude, Glastonbury and Reading and Leeds festivals. Most recently, I worked as Operations Director for a series of live summer concerts across English Heritage Sites at Kenwood House and Audley End House.

I studied for my Bachelor of Law at Lincoln University, where I am presently writing my PhD. My specialist areas of interest are crime at UK Festivals, licensing and SAG groups.

My specialist knowledge has led me to work with a wide variety of international recording artists such as Pearl Jam, James Brown, Robbie Williams, Jamiroquai, Public Enemy, Boyzone, Dionne Warwick, Pulp, Mariah Carey, Sean Paul, Snoop Dogg, Sinead O’Connor, Natalie Imbruglia, The Corrs, Jon Bon Jovi, Beastie Boys, Run DMC, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Fun Lovin’ Criminals and Soft Cell.