Janet Uttley

Janet is currently Head of Business Support Transformation at VisitEngland. Moving away from tourism for a short while it was very evident that would not last, recognising that no other sector delivers the same buzz and drive than being frontline in tourism. With broad experience in the industry, both with the national tourist board, VisitEngland […]

Ken Robinson CBE

Ken Robinson is an independent adviser who speaks and writes on tourism topics. As a long time enthusiast for the benefits of tourism, and a specialist in Visitor Attractions, he started the National Conference and is a Board member of the not-for-profit company that arranges the Conference for the industry today. Ken has over 50 […]

Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly – after 15 years at Thorpe Park, Paul had the opportunity to open the London Eye on the South Bank in 2000. This experience lead to a wider involvement in the attractions industry through both the Tussauds group and Merlin Entertainments. The wider industry involvement became part of everyday life after that as […]

Liz Terry MBE

Liz Terry MBE is the CEO of Leisure Media, the magazine, book and web publisher. She joined the then embryonic company as an editorial assistant in 1983, became a director in 1987 and owner and CEO in 1997. She was appointed MBE for services to publishing in 2007 and an Honorary Fellow of the Tourism […]

Bernard Donoghue OBE

Bernard has been the Director of ALVA, the UK’s Association for Leading Visitor Attractions, since September 2011 following a career in advocacy, communications, and lobbying, latterly at a senior level in the tourism and heritage sector. In May of 2017, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, appointed Bernard to be the Mayor’s Ambassador for Cultural […]