Roskilde Festival is a charity organization supporting young people. Every year, over 30,000 volunteers create a festival, gathering 130,000 people for 8 days. This is Northern Europe’s largest festival. Morten Therkildsen is responsible for the safety and security of the festival.
Through his work as daily manager of RF Experience Safety (a part of the Roskilde Festival Group), Morten is consulting, teaching, and working with safety at large assemblies. He has been involved in the safety at large events, including the Eurovision song contest, political rallies, concerts, and festivals. Morten has consulted the city of Copenhagen on how to secure a safer nightlife and he has been a part of re-writing guidelines on safety in Denmark.
Presently, Morten is representing the European festival organization (Yourope) in an international COVID-19 restart festival working group. He is also a member of the Danish festival’s organization (Dansk Live) safety group.