G. Keith Still was born in Aberdeen and attained a BSc in Physical Sciences at the (then) Robert Gordons Institute of Technology. His PhD “Crowd Dynamics” in 2001 created a new science, combining risk analysis with crowd behaviour in both crowd models and crowd simulations. He is a visiting Professor at University of Suffolk and also teaches at Breda University of Applied Science (Holland). Keith has more than 30 years of consulting experience across a range of international crowd safety and risk analysis environments and has advised on crowd behaviour, crowd risks and crowd safety considerations for events of 500 people to 3,000,000 people. He has published two books about Crowd Safety and Crowd Risk Analysis – “Introduction to Crowd Science” and “Applied Crowd Science”
His project/consulting work includes planning for the Royal Wedding (UK, 2011), Hajj projects, (Saudi Arabia, Jamarat 2000 – 2005, Makkah 2000 – 2013), Olympic Events (Sydney 2000, London 2014), New Year Events (London, Sydney, Dubai), Canada Day (Ottawa).
Keith developed a Foundation degree module, and a BA (Hons) degree module, in Crowd Science (Crowd Safety), at Bucks New University. A MSc course (100% online) in Crowd Safety and Risk Analysis at Manchester Metropolitan University and a Degree Module (Minor) at Breda University of Applied Science (Holland).
He developed and teaches an APEL (accredited prior experiential learning) short course in Crowd Safety and Risk Analysis, delivered internationally (UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand, Dubai and Hong Kong).
He currently develops and hosts a range of Crowd Safety and Risk Analysis courses online (GKSED.com) including a “Public Event Commanders Course (mandatory training for Police
Commanders UK and New South Wales, Australia), a CV-19: Place Management course (developed for the Institute of Place Management), a Fundamentals of Crowd Safety (Level 3) and the Introduction to Crowd Science Course (Level 5)
Prof. Still is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (FIMA), a Fellow of the Institute of Civil Protection and Emergency Management (FICPEM), a Specialist Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (SFIIRSM), a Member of the Expert Witness Institute (MEWI), a Fellow of the Institute of Place Management (FIPM) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).