UAE – Due to its long-standing involvement in high profile venues around the world and a focus on the sector, Restrata – a global leader in the provision of resilience solutions – has joined the European Stadium and Safety Management Association (ESSMA) as an approved member.
Dimitri Huygen, managing director of ESSMA explained: “Restrata is a valuable asset to the ESSMA community. With their support and expertise, ESSMA members will be able to enhance safety and security at their venues.”
ESSMA, a European association, offers a platform to stadium professionals where they can share, learn and discuss topics related to its areas of expertise: Stadium Development, Operations & Ticketing, Sustainability & Smart Stadiums, Safety & Security, Fan Entertainment & Hospitality and Pitch Management.
Botan Osman, managing director of Restrata, said: “We are excited to join ESSMA which provides a platform to not only learn from the other members, but also to provide our support with upcoming projects. We have a vast experience in improving resilience of both new and existing stadia projects globally, and feel we have a lot to offer the members of ESSMA.
“Equally, it will be beneficial for us to keep up to date with best practice examples and success stories from venues across Europe, which will equip our consultants with knowledge and expertise from the region which can be transferred to our projects in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Restrata was established in 2006 and has grown rapidly to become a principal provider of innovative security consulting, training, tracking and emergency response solutions underpinned by technology, to the world’s leading organisations.
Experience in the stadium industry and wider leisure sector includes consultancy and design for the London Olympics 2012, the Yas Marina complex in Abu Dhabi, Al Bayt Stadium in Qatar, and most recently one of the largest football Stadiums in Europe, soon to be announced.
Based in London, Aberdeen, Dubai and the wider MEA region, Restrata provides its clients with services for the design, build & operation of resilience solutions, enabling them to focus on their core business.