Peter Grand has over 40 years experience in the Leisure, Entertainment and Inflatable industry. Previously working Local Authorities, YMCA and entertainment providers
In September 1988 he set up Grand Affairs Group and in 1994 inflatable hire was added to the divisions. Operating more than 100 inflatables and related items.
From 2001 he has been involved in the introduction of EN 14960 and the development of the PIPA scheme.
In 2011 Peter was instrumental in instigating a new award for operators and supervisor of inflatable play equipment. In partnership with the RPII the award was officially launched at INPAS 2012.
Peter is now a Register of Play Inspectors International (RPII) inspector and heads up the latest division of Grand Affairs Group which offers annual testing of inflatable play equipment. This division continues to grow with an ever increasing Client base.
He has also appeared as an ‘expert witness’ and continues to work with local Authorities, Manufacturers and Operators to keep safety standards at a high level
He has also presented seminars on safe use of inflatables for Amusement Device Inspection Procedures Scheme (ADIPS) and various theme parks