“When all think alike, then no one is thinking." — Walter Lippmann My ten years experience managing & delivering National & International Projects, Productions & Festivals has provided me with extensive knowledge & understanding of event delivery, production processes & brand awareness. More importantly my passion for people, the planet and collaboration has seen me find and foster long lasting relationships that champion creativity & promote innovation.Locked Pro Plan feature
Please get in touch with me directly for more information of the projects I am working on currently - most recent projects include: - Sonos - Senior Producer - Jan 2020 - Campbell Hay - Placemaking Creative Producer - Islington Square - 2019-2020 - Sonos - Brilliant Sound Experience- NYC - 2019 - Bompas and Parr - Macallan Whisky - 2018 - Bompas and Parr - Eccelston Yard - 2018 - Nike - Production Manager, Studio Stilton, We Fly London - 2018 - Here Design - Graphic Design Studio - 2018 - Secret Cinema - Bladerunner - 2018 - Made.com - Photographic Production - 2018 - Bompas and Parr - Future Forest - Westfield - 2017 - Bompas and Parr - Museum of Modern Art - Brazil - 2017 - EFG London Jazz Festival - Serious - 2017-2019 - Avantgarde - Bridgestone Tyres - Greece - 2017 - Tate Modern - Uniqlo Tate Lates - 2017 - Tate Modern - New Year's Private Party - 2016 - Artichoke - Great Fire of London / Fire Garden - 2016 - Tate Modern - Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker Dance Performances / Rosas - 2016
Events Manager, Gallery and Private Events, Tate (March 2016 - Present - Maternity Cover) • Managed the World’s biggest Gallery Opening Party (6,000 VIPS) plus over 20 associated Gallery and Private art and dining Events at both Tate Britain and Modern. • Production managed 2 main stage performances by Mercury Prize Winner, Benjamin Clementine and DJ set by Mary Anne Hobbs. • Managed a £250,000 budget for the opening alone. • Managed all areas of production to event management (from health and safety, visitor experience, security, event hosts, 9 pop up bars, 2 restaurants, 250 catering staff, cleaning as well as projection lighting, AV, live streaming and 3 BBC camera crews). • Collaborating consistently and closely with Tate Entertaining, Tate Catering, Marketing and PR departments • Managed an Event Officer & associated HR. My role began in Collection Care in a temp position (Jan – Feb) working to support the administration of both Photography and Registrar departments before being recommended and interviewing for the Event Manager position, which began March and ended July 1st 2016 before being employed as a free lancer.
• A far jump from the creative sector found me a role at an investment company! What attracted me to Octopus was the strong recognition, company perks & personality culture that exists there - allowing me to work free lance around this role. • Executive Assistant to the head of Learning & Development. • Focused on delivering a programme of departmental development events. • Learning about people management, coaching, emotional intelligence, branding, Venture Capital. • Managed full time position while delivering freelance projects in my own time.
[Part time - 2013 – Feb 2015] Full time Feb 2015 - Dec 2015 Co founded & managed the independent start up business – Heyday Events. Creating, styling & collaborating on events across the UK, Europe & USA. Ensuring projects are delivered on time, quality and budget. Building a collective, we have published shoots in International and National magazines & blogs and received recognition, followers and vendor approval worldwide. (From February 2015 I was based in Verona, Italy completing at set of Creative Projects while also learning basic Italian). Projects have included but not limited to: Private Weddings & Events – styling and managing the delivery of luxury weddings and events at various locations worldwide. Main focus was sourcing locations, designing and creating all floral arrangements for each client event as well as venue dressing, managing and coordinating event schedules and budgets. Fashion Styling Assistant – supporting planning & execution of location shoots, model prep/dressing, designer credits & management & return to PR companies of up to £100,000 of loaned designer jewelry & Clothes for both editorial and commercial shoots (Adidas, Canary Wharf Magazine, Vantage Magazine, Hope Street Magazine, Huf Magazine etc). Production Designer – Sourcing locations, set design & styling for music video shoots for independent artists and short films for Craven Street, WARD and Greendore Films Production Teams, working closely with the Director and Producer and clients to build and deliver on the brief.
• Managed the UKs largest National Youth Festival (£5M turnover). • Put 25,000 young people on stage across 110 theatres for 6 weeks of performances. • Co managed and recruited 160 free-lance staff and 19 permanent coordinators. • Doubled Festival uptake from previous year. • Lead on the recruitment, contracting & deal negotiations with 110 National professional theatres & all box office sales. • Specialised in the technical delivery of shows also - Festival LX/FX.