Geoff Teoli is the Branch Manager, Film and Special Events at the City of Vancouver. He took on the role in late 2018 with a mandate to develop long term policy and strategic plans for both the Special Events and Motion Picture Industry. He also leads a team of 12 staff who are responsible for reviewing and approving most public realm special events on City of Vancouver streets and public plazas such as parades, marathons, community festivals, and destination events.
Geoff has a deep connection to special event safety not only through his current work, but also from his previous role as Actsafe’s Executive Director from 2013-2018.
Moderator: Municipal Planning of Outdoor Events