Gideon is the Senior Project Manager with Attitude is Everything, a charity supporting the music and events industries be inclusive and accessible for Deaf and disabled customers, performers and employees. With a background in Production and Tour Management for disability arts companies including Graeae and CancoCo and experience of working large scale festivals and multi-sport events, he has an understanding of what can be achieved and how to influence change from an event-specific point of view.
Since 2011, Gideon has been working for Attitude is Everything, leading the delivery of the Charter of Best Practice and developing the charities consultancy work including the Attitude Champion framework. The Charter is now firmly established within the live music industry as a tool to examine all aspects of making a venue or festival accessible and inclusive. Over 150 venues and festivals across the UK have now been signed up to the Charter. Consultancy work has been undertaken with a wide variety of clients including Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, Norske festivaler and Norske konsertarrangører, Festival Republic, The BBC, Colston Hall, HM Government of Gibraltar, Glastonbury and Sound Connections.