Martin Girvan

Martin Girvan has been an inspector with the SGSA since 2003.

Prior to joining the SGSA, Martin had a successful career in the sports and events industry as a facilities manager at large regional leisure facilities, parklands and open spaces, sports grounds and major events.

Martin was responsible for the safety certification and licensing of all the London 2012 competition venues for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games. He contributed to the development of a training programme for the volunteer safety staff based upon the national standards for the UK.

Martin has lead responsibility for training and education and the development of standards for safety management. He works with training providers, national organisations and academic institutions to develop appropriate courses and qualifications for professionals at all level within safety at sports grounds and events.

Contact details


Phone: 07977 551015

Club responsibilities

  • Aston Villa FC
  • Birmingham City FC
  • Coventry City FC
  • MK Dons FC
  • Northampton Town FC
  • Peterborough United FC
  • Shrewsbury Town FC
  • Walsall FC
  • West Bromwich Albion FC
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers FC