Roland Hemming has worked in professional audio for 30 years. He has managed the two largest audio projects in Europe – the London 2012 Olympic Games and the Millennium Dome. He has worked in live events, construction sites, hotels, rail, cruise ships, theatre, corporate AV, broadcast, education and stadia. He designs systems and provides product development and compliance advice to a variety of manufacturers.
He frequently advises manufacturers on next generation audio products.
For the Olympic Games he was Venue Technology Manager for Audio, working for LOCOG, the London Organising Committee. He was responsible for all Games audio except Ceremonies. This included the delivery of over 400 audio systems, liaising with and giving advice to many interested parties on issues as diverse as rigging, broadcast, radio spectrum, audio for crowd safety, disability and compliance.
LARGE SCALE PROJECT MANAGEMENT, PRODUCTS, IDEAS AND INSIGHT
Principal consultant Richard Northwood has over three decades experience designing, building, commissioning and operating audio, video and lighting systems.
His work covers a wide range of projects from stadium audio to corporate video conferencing suites to interactive visitor attractions.
He designs superior audio systems, producing acoustic models using EASE, providing detailed system schematics and all the information required to execute a project.
His worldwide reputation has established him as someone who will make things work when others cannot. He commissions and troubleshoots AV and audio systems and has a formidable reputation for being able to deal with the most technically complex projects.
He is leader in the use of networked audio and control systems, and is an expert in the use of most digital signal processing systems.
Richard is Level 3 Dante Certified.
DEEP TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND EXCEPTIONAL ATTENTION TO DETAIL
Drawing from a strong history in live sound engineering and music production, Will utilises his mechanical mind to ensure that clients achieve the most from their audio systems, applying a meticulous lens to every step of the process from specification to engineering.
Will’s involvement in the industry has taken him to an array of established events and venues across the country as an experienced audio engineer and often assuming a technical project management role. His extensive knowledge and strong interpersonal skills allow him to bridge the information gap with clients, to best understand their needs and ensure feedback is implemented for optimum results.