E20 Stadium LLP statement on the appointment of Chris Allison

An E20 Stadium LLP spokesperson said: 

“We have appointed Chris Allison CBE, a former Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner, to work with the London Stadium partners, London Stadium 185, West Ham United, LLDC and Newham Council to help make sure that the safety and security of all those using the Stadium remains of the highest quality. Chris is a hugely experienced officer with unrivalled expertise in major event policing, who is familiar with the London Stadium from his work as the London 2012 National Olympic Security Coordinator and security advisor to Rugby World Cup 2015. Everyone involved is focused on working together to deliver a safe and secure venue for all spectators in the months and years ahead”.

The London Stadium is owned by E20 Stadium LLP, a joint venture between the London Legacy Development Corporation and Newham Council specifically set up to transform and manage the Stadium – www.queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk/the-park/venues/the-stadium.