Name: Matiss Krisjanis
Position: Crew Chief
Time in the events industry: 5 years

Tickets and qualifications held:

- CSCS
- Working at heights
- CISRS Scaffolder
- First Aid
- Plant Operator


What has been your most memorable/favourite job whilst working for Salima?

Working in partnership with structural engineers to ensure the safety of the London 2012 BMX venue.


Hobbies and Interests

- Music
- Playing Guitar
- Snowboarding
- Cycling
- Travelling


A little bit more…

I have just finished a tour of Europe with my band Volkanize, and hoping to have our first album out soon.

Name: Raimonds Luzinskis
Position: Crew Chief
Time in the events industry: 5 years

Tickets and qualifications held:

- Working At Heights
- CSCS
- CISRS scaffolder
- First Aid
- Plant Operator


What has been your most memorable/favourite job whilst working for Salima?

Working daily at over 80 ft safely on a number of Olympic venues
Supervising crews on massive events.


Hobbies and Interests

- Music
- Photography
- Outdoor activities
 

A little bit more…

I am a keen bass player and have also just completed a European Tour with Volkanize.

Name: Paul Andrea
Position: Senior Crew
Time in the events industry: 9 years

Tickets and qualifications held:

- Working at heights
- SPA passport
- Tele-handler
- Scissor Lift
- Cherry Picker
- Counterbalance Forklift
- First Aid


What has been your most memorable/favourite job whilst working for Salima?

Being part of team that built the infrastructure for the 2012 London Olympic Games.


Hobbies and Interests

- Competitive angler
- All kinds of sport fishing
- County standard dart player
- Playing rugby for the Royal Artillery


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“I spent 16 years in the Royal Artillery, rising to the rank of lieutenant. I am also a black belt in Taekwondo, Jiu-Jitsu and Karate.”

Name: Ricky Skeet
Position: Senior Crew
Time in the events industry: 8 years

Tickets and qualifications held:

- Working at heights
- SPA passport
- CSCS Card


What has been your most memorable/favourite job whilst working for Salima?

Working at the Nurburgring because I’ve been a fan of Formula 1 since the 70s.


Hobbies and Interests

- Running
- Power Yoga
- Reading classic novels
- Listening to music
- Watching sport & films
- General knowledge crosswords


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“I’m teaching myself to play electric guitar and to read music.”
“I’ve got an extra muscle in my foot that only 4% of the population have.”

Name: Marius Florin-Puiu
Position: Crew Chief
Time in the events industry: 7 years

Tickets and qualifications held:

- Working At Heights
- SPA
- First Aid
- Scissor Lift
- Fork Lift
- Rough Terrain
- Counter Balance
- CSCS


What has been your most memorable/favourite job whilst working for Salima?

My favourite job was doing the Battle of Flowers in Jersey Island with Austen Lewis. It was amazing being able to participate in making so many people of all ages happy.


Hobbies and Interests

- Martial Arts
- Taijutsu (The part of Ninjutsu which deals with hand to hand combat)
- Kobudo (Fighting with a staff/stick)
- Asian Philosophy- Especially Chinese and Japanese
- Piro Engraving


A little bit more…

I have a brown belt in Shyto-Ryu (Karate)

Name: Mike Ten Hoorn Boer
Position: Crew Chief
Time in the events industry: 9 years

Tickets and qualifications held:

- First Aid
- CSCS
- Working at Height
- HGV Class 2


What has been your most memorable/favourite job whilst working for Salima?

It’s hard to pick out one job as I just love working in the events industry.


Hobbies and Interests

- Surfing
- Spear fishing
- Fishing
- Motor cross


A little bit more…

I am a keen surfer and my ambition is to travel the world to find the best waves.

Name: Lee Latimer
Position: Crew Chief
Time in the events industry: 8

Tickets and qualifications held:

- SPA
- Working at height
- Cherry Picker
- Scissor Lift
- Rough Terrain
- Harness Trained
- CSCS
- First Aid

What has been your most memorable/favourite job whilst working for Salima?

Meeting Prince Harry while working at Kensington Palace.


Hobbies and Interests

- Football
- Travel
- Time with the family


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One of my favourite jobs was working on the Olympic Stadium as I am a West Ham fan.

Name: Daniel Finneran
Position: Crew Chief
Time in the events industry: 5

Tickets and qualifications held: 

- Counterbalance
- Tele-handler
- Scissor Lift
- Cherry Picker
- IPAF
- CSCS
- HGV Digital Tachograth


What has been your most memorable/favourite job whilst working for Salima?

Working at Greenwich for the Equestrian stadium during the 2012 Olympics.


Hobbies and Interests

- Rugby
- Body Boarding
- Cricket


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6ft 7inch and always willing..

Name: Steven Barrett
Position: Crew Chief
Time in the events industry: 16

Tickets and qualifications held:

- Fork Lift License
- Scissor Lift
- CSCS
- Working at Height
 

What has been your most memorable/favourite job whilst working for Salima?

Meeting Prince Harry while working at Kensington Palace.

Hobbies and Interests

- Fishing
- Watching and playing football
- Time with the family

 

A little bit more…

I’m a big Milwall fan!

Name: Harkitan Basra
Position: Crew Chief
Time in the events industry: 8 years

Tickets and qualifications held:

- Counterbalance Forklift
- First Aid
- CSCS
- Working at Height


What has been your most memorable/favourite job whilst working for Salima?

The Grand Prix in Russia from August – October 2014, the weather was amazing and it was a great experience for me.


Hobbies and Interests

- Thai Boxing
- Football
- Fashion


A little bit more…

I have a keen interest in Men’s fashion.