Managing Director, Team Tactics
Head of event operations, Last Word Media
Head of Event Operations, EMAP Publishing Ltd
Managing Director, Battersea Evolution
Founder and Chief Executive, Green & Fortune
Earlier this year Green & Fortune announced a partnership with Ogilvy & Mather Group UK to launch hospitality and event services at Sea Containers on London’s South Bank.
Prior to launching Green & Fortune John was Chief Executive of Searcys, taking it from a two site focused business to a large and significant operator in the bespoke end of the food service and events sector. He was previously managing director of Richard Corrigan’s restaurant company and currently works on a number of employment initiatives based around youth and local unemployment in the Kings Cross, Camden and Islington area. He is a trustee of Global Generation, a food, training and sustainability charity. He also works with Sadler’s Wells Theatre.
Commercial Director, Tobacco Dock
Tobacco Dock is a community for the ideas generation. Equidistant from The City, Tech City and the cultural heart of London the setting combines progressive spaces against an architecturally significant backdrop. We encourage the sharing of information, a place where people congregate and ideas are exchanged.
Head of Venues and Facilities, IET
Head of Events, Open Door Media Publishing (ODM)
General Manager, 30 Euston Square
With a career that started in restaurants operated by the Roux Brothers as well as Searcys and Leith’s, she has extensive knowledge of both retail and commercial hospitality that allows her to continually develop the Euston Square brand, maintaining its position as a landmark venue within the capital.
Director of Business Tourism & Major Events , London & Partners
Prior to joining London & Partners Tracy had over 20 years’ experience in senior sales and marketing positions in the tourism industry. She has worked with Millennium and Copthorne Hotels, Thistle Hotels, Le Meridien Hotels and Resorts and has held numerous property-based Director of Sales & Marketing roles within London and the UK.
Tracy was awarded an MBE for services to business tourism in 2014.
General Manager, Waldorf Hilton
General Manager - Catering, The Kia Oval
Founder and Director, Perry Events
Former Managing Director of Oil & Gas Awards, an initiative recognizing the outstanding achievements made within the Upstream, Midstream and Downstream sectors of the Oil & Gas Industry; rewarding success and commitment to health & safety, environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility.
In 2016, Andrew set up Perry Events, a boutique events management consultancy that is already working with some of the flagship publications of business and financial publisher Euromoney Institutional Investor. With experience across all types of events, Andrew fully understands the needs of individual clients, corporate and personal. It is this knowledge, along with his exceptional event management skills, that are the backbone of Perry events.
Director, Head of Barclays International Events, EMEA
Robin has extensive leadership and technical production experience as a current Head of events and former Head of Production. Robin has worked globally within a variety of industry sectors; most recently specialising in Finance.
Robin holds a BA honors degree in Geography and Environmental studies from the University of Surrey.
CEO, QEII Centre
Since his arrival in 2013, Mark has been taking the QEII Centre on a journey of revitalisation and rejuvenation, both physically and philosophically, working with his team to evolve the brand and deliver the ambition to become London’s finest specialist events venue. Leading the Centre through a major capital investment programme, he has re-established the Centre’s ‘wow factor’, transforming the reputation, appearance and performance of the QEII. His commercial prowess has seen the Centre achieve its best financial results in a decade and the Centre is now attracting an increasingly diverse portfolio of clients and events. Mark’s commitment and drive to modernise the Centre was rewarded when he won the miaList Leadership Award 2015, an accolade for which he was nominated by the QEII staff.
General Manager, The Roof Gardens
General Manager, The Mermaid
Head of Events, The Hurlingham Club
Head of Sales, Meetings & Events and Hospitality, Lord’s Cricket Ground
Managing Director, Twickenham Experience
CEO, Excel London
Commercial Director, O2
As commercial director at The O2 Steve will help the world’s no 1 music venue achieve its vision to become the world’s leading entertainment destination. He has responsibility for leading several of The O2’s commercial endeavours, including corporate hire of the venue’s multiple event spaces, strategic new business development, event day revenue streams and the popular attraction and team build activity Up at The O2. In addition, Steve oversees all venue catering and the on-site retail partners.
Commercial Director, The Brewery
Faye Carter, Head of Events, Deloitte
Sarah Doyen, Event Manager, Hanson Wade
Carla Jones, Head of Event Strategy, Operations & Client Services, Haymarket Media Group
Verena Lester, Global Operations Director, Clarion Events
Matthew Wozniak, Operations Director, Telegraph Events