Work experience

Work experience

Marketing Director

Insight Seminars UK Marketing Director for start-up training company in the personal development sector. Insight is a leading international seminar company who have trained over a million people worldwide WAVE Charity Trust Conference Organiser for child protection charity, conference logistics for 500 people from Social Services, Charities and Police service
2007 - Present

Marketing Consultant & Coach

Marketing Consultant & Coach Alongside managing the sales and maketing for Rigs and Gigs, I worked with a number of organisations in contract positions. Platforum Event logistics for Platform Research & Events company in the finance sector ICAEW Marketing management and event logistics for UK and European Members events for international accounting professional membership body
2007 - 2013


Sales and Marketing Director and Co
RIGS AND GIGS-Founder Start-up Sound, Lighting and AV Equipment Hire Co in the Entertainment sector serving London clubs, venues, corporates and events market Created and implemented a sales and marketing strategy to generate revenues of£ 100k per annum in 2 years Responsible for implementing sales, marketing and digital marketing plan inc. measurement and reporting Managing integrated digital marketing programme including PPC, SEO, Blogging, social media content Responsible for creating engaging and exciting content e-marketing, newsletter, blogs and Wordpress site Managing sales booking process generating 10-20 solid enquiries weekly and fulfilling quote requests Event management and logistics for weddings, parties, seminars, ceremonies, dinners & company events
2005 - 2007

Sales & Marketing Manager

Universal Events Seminar marketing, event logistics and management of volunteers for Personal Leadership and NLP company, I achieved top sales award in Seminar Promoter Triumphant Events; Wilson Luna, Christopher Howard Events Sales & Marketing Manager Co-founded start-up training company providing motivational sales programmes into the corporate sector Responsible for launch and implementation of sales and marketing strategies. Executed unique telesales campaign combined with high level networking within short timeframe Company rapidly expanded to AD$400k turnover in first year winning sizeable corporate sales contracts Created marketing collateral including logo, brand, workshop materials, website to launch the business
2004 - 2005

Press Manager

Press Manager Award winning Sydney based graphic and web design consulting firm working with Sydney's high profile companies Interim press role working closely with CEO of award winning Web Design consulting firm to provide additional support during an acquisition by Singleton Media Managing relationships with journalists setting up meetings and creating press releases and articles Organising events as part of Massive involvement with the annual Sydney Festival, a big arts campaign
2002 - 2004

Recruitment Consultant

Recruitment Consultant
2001 - 2002

International Business Development Manager

International Business Development Manager Headhunted from CoachU to join Sydney based coach training company, launching them into the UK market Responsible for developing UK & Europe business Recruitment of training team Led sales in UK, Australia and New Zealand including marketing, presenting at coaching sales events Co-ordinated two national conferences for 500 Coaches, including sales & marketing and logistics
1996 - 2001


U Graduate
Coach Various business and management seminars AREAS OF EXPERTISE Significant experience in the following areas: Event management and logistics Marketing campaign strategy & tactics; marcomms Promotion of local and global workshops, conferences and events
1998 - 2001

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager Coach U delivered their programmes via teleclasses and was the main provider internationally of training for coaches.
1995 - 1998

Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager Conference centre, training and consulting start-up working with corporates and the SME sector. First role after graduating employed as a Marketing Executive then promoted to Manager within a year Responsible for creating and implementing an integrated sales and marketing strategy resulting in an increase in revenue from£ 1m to£ 4m in 2 years and the acquisition of 5 conference centres In 3 years by 1998 we had opened 3 venues and had achieved sales of£ 9m and an impressive client base Personally brought on board one client who generated over£ 1m in 15 months
1986 - 1992

Training Executive

AGENCY LTD Training Executive




1992 - 1995


Staffordshire University
1990 - 1992


The London Institute