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Name: John Pike
Role: Head of Technical Services
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John Pike received a degree in Performance Design & Production from the University of Leeds before spending a decade working with Northern Light in Edinburgh to deliver live events across Scotland. This ranged from the delivery of Enchanted Forest in Perthshire and powering the Six Nations Hospitality at Murrayfield to building venues for the Edinburgh Festivals, providing event services for, among others, Microsoft, Gumball, Hamilton & Inches and SSE as well as supporting educational and community events.

John is qualified in multiple technical disciplines including NA7909, for design, testing and certification of temporary electrical systems, LOLER inspection, Pyrotechnics and alongside his IOSH safety qualifications was recently awarded a place to study with IOSH for their new Level 3 qualification.

John joined Horsecross in 2017 to lead the technical team initially with the Concert Hall, taking overall leadership of the technical delivery in both venues in 2018.

John is a member of the Federation of Scottish Theatre (FST) Health and Safety Committee and the FST/Festivals Edinburgh Technical Advisory Group on Safer Systems.