Our people

The founders of The Event Academy bring together over 80 years of experience in event management training and delivery. Check us out

Rob Bagust

Rob Bagust

A seasoned events professional with over 20 years’ of experience mixed between ... Read More

Simon Maier

Simon Maier

Simon Maier is Joint Managing Director of Visual Response, a full service ... Read More

Molly Aldridge

Molly Aldridge

Molly Aldridge is the global CEO of M&C Saatchi PR managing ten markets ... Read More

Rachael Hamilton

Rachael Hamilton

Rachael’s past experience as a branding professional and creative producer for ... Read More

Justine Kane

Justine Kane

Justine has spent the past 5 years as Course Director for an event management ... Read More

Lorne Armstrong

Lorne Armstrong

As the founder and joint MD of experiential agency INVOLVE Lorne has created some of ... Read More

Rosie Ham

Rosie Ham

Rosie began her career in Brisbane where she worked for a leading events agency.

Richard Bradshaw

Richard Bradshaw

Richard has considerable knowledge of production and safety management, gained from ... Read More

Josef Jammerbund

Josef Jammerbund

Josef Jammerbund started his career in the events industry in London in the early ... Read More

Martin Turner

Martin Turner

Martin Turner has been in the events industry since 1981 beginning his career based ... Read More

Karin Pointner

Karin Pointner

As our Head of Admissions, Karin Pointner is the first point of contact for many new ... Read More

Clare Thomas

Clare Thomas

Clare lectures for the Event Academy in marketing, with over 17 years experience ... Read More

Claire Derrick

Claire Derrick

Claire has worked in an event management or consultancy capacity for clients in the ... Read More

Susie Butchers

Susie Butchers

Susie's desire to assist young adults in exploring their true potential led her to do Read More

Rupert FitzMaurice

Rupert FitzMaurice

Pioneer of involving and experiential events as a means of developing leaders and ... Read More

Rebecca Sears

Rebecca Sears

Rebecca has over twelve years of marketing and events experience working on both ... Read More

Jonathan Price

Jonathan Price

MD of the highly respected full service event production company, Absolute Events

Leonora Mannering

Leonora Mannering

Leo looks after our Postgraduate Student Placements and the Alumni as they journey ... Read More

Kirsten Norbury

Kirsten Norbury

Kirsten looks after all aspects of our marketing but the most important is her work ... Read More

Kate Brookes Smith

Kate Brookes Smith

Anna Leatherdale

Anna Leatherdale

Anna joined the student services team in the summer of 2015. This role effectively ... Read More

Jonny Grant

Jonny Grant

Creative Director of The Department

Rob Paterson

Rob Paterson

Rob spent 20 years as Group MD of The Friday Media Group. Since leaving FMG he has ... Read More

Vicky Kemsley

Vicky Kemsley

Victoria Kemsley has over fifteen years experience in communications and training.

Andrew Gemmell

Andrew Gemmell

Andrew is a Film Producer with over 20 years experience specialising in high end VIP ... Read More

Cheryl Busby

Cheryl Busby

Cheryl is the HR Director for the global events giant Clarion. One of the recent ... Read More

Fay Sharpe

Fay Sharpe

Fay runs award winning events agency Zibrant...one of the largest full service Global Read More

Dan Wilson

Dan Wilson

Dan is a highly experienced event producer who has specialised in managing ... Read More

Laura Carter

Laura Carter

Laura is currently Director of Events at Adoreum, looking after all event delivery, ... Read More

Kirsty Christie

Kirsty Christie

Kirsty's expertise in the 3rd sector is a invaluable asset to our teaching programme

Guy Rodger

Guy Rodger

Founder of The Ultimate Experience and Board Director of The Concerto Group

Mark Beaver

Mark Beaver

Mark has been delivering some of London's most iconic events, launches, opening ... Read More

Sophie Hurndall

Sophie Hurndall

Experienced Key Relationships and Events Fundraiser.

Liam Lambert

Liam Lambert

With 36 years experience of managing luxury hotels, we are very pleased to have Liam ... Read More

Colin Payne

Colin Payne

Colin started his career as a musician signed to Fiction in the 90’s where ... Read More

Ed Griffin

Ed Griffin

as well as being a practitioner in his field. Ed has also contributed research and ... Read More

Kim Myhre

Kim Myhre

Kim has led one of the world's largest event and experience marketing agencies and ... Read More

Mark Riches

Mark Riches

Mark is a dynamic and creative leader who is a well-respected player in the field of ... Read More

Natalie Lloyd

Natalie Lloyd

Natalie is Director of Say Digital, a digital innovation agency. She's also Curator ... Read More

Tim Plyming

Tim Plyming

BBC Digital Olympics, Executive Producer BBC WW1 centenary celebrations

Neil Wood

Neil Wood

With his experience as CFO of the London Olympic and Paralympic Games Neil provides ... Read More

Lucy Gemmell

Lucy Gemmell

Lucy is the founder of Rhubarb, the 'go to' UK catering and hospitality agency for ... Read More

Jonathan Byrne

Jonathan Byrne

Jonathan has a varied 30 year career in Events, Hospitality and Tourism including ... Read More

Anita Stubbs

Anita Stubbs

Over the past decade Anita has generated extensive learning experiences for the CIM ... Read More

Sam Wilson

Sam Wilson

Samantha Wilson is Director and Founder of EcoEvents Ltd. and SAVE worldwide Ltd.

Jon Coventry

Jon Coventry

Jon began his career in technical theatre working in the West End and also on tour ... Read More

Sarah Pimenta

Sarah Pimenta

Sarah has over 15 years experience of working professionally in the creative sector.

Sonia Abrams

Sonia Abrams

Sonia Abrams is a Professional Certificated Wedding Planner who founded London based ... Read More

Luke Fredberg

Luke Fredberg

Based in London and responsible for developing and implementing global communications Read More

Nik Moore

Nik Moore

Nik’s experience is very much in the corporate sector having produced events for some Read More

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