Geoff Galilee

Geoff Galilee is a Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner by profession. He joined the SGSA in July 2013 as a regional Inspector.

He has a portfolio of 10 clubs and local authorities that stretches from Norfolk through East Anglia and into London stopping at the Thames.  He is the lead for health and safety issues, medical provision at stadiums, the National League and ground grading, Alternative Uses of Stadiums, and Motor Racing. Geoff also represents the SGSA on the Football Stadium Improvement Fund and several other national interest organisations.

Geoff has been involved in several projects within the SGSA, including being part of the editorial team for both the sixth edition of the Green Guide and the Alternative Uses of Stadiums guidance, as well as undertaking work abroad with two visits to Uruguay assisting the Government.

Prior to joining the SGSA, Geoff had a 40 year career in local government retiring as a Service Director for Regulatory Services with the London Borough of Brent, including responsibility for health and safety at work enforcement, most licensing functions ranging from explosives to alcohol, and of relevance to his current role, entertainments licensing and safety of sports grounds. Within Brent Council this meant that he was responsible for both Wembley Stadium and Arena chairing the SAG for both venues since 1986. This latter role provided a great opportunity to gather experience and knowledge of dealing with major sporting and entertainment events, stadium/arena design, overlay and operation. Geoff retired from his local authority career at the end of the London Olympics after Chairing the ASAG for the Wembley Complex and being a part of the Council’s senior team for bringing the Olympics to the Borough.

Contact details

Email: geoff.galilee@sgsamail.org.uk

Phone: 07860 777705

Club responsibilities

  • Arsenal
  • Brentford
  • Chelsea
  • Colchester United
  • Fulham
  • Gillingham
  • Ipswich Town
  • Norwich City
  • Queens Park Rangers
  • Southend United