Abbi Ollive

Abbi has been part of the senior management team at North Yorkshire stately home, Castle Howard, for 5 years. The role is certainly varied and has involved the opening of a new adventure playground, working on events ranging from BBC Countryfile Live through to Ellie Goulding’s wedding, growing the iconic Christmas event, doubling the Membership […]

Georgina Rae

Georgina Rae

Georgina Rae joined Chichester Festival Theatre (CFT) in 2017, originally as a Producer before moving into the role of Head of Planning and Projects. At CFT she manages projects and events, works with the Executive team to support the planning of future seasons and manages reporting to stakeholders including Arts Council England. Georgina chairs the […]

Zak Mensah

Zak Mensah Co-CEO, Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery

Zak Mensah Co-CEO, Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery. Zak likes to help people to make a ruckus and make positive change happen.  In November 2020 he became co-CEO of Birmingham Museums Trust as a job share with the highly talented Sara Wajid. Before this role he was Head of Transformation for the Culture & Creative […]

Dominic Hare

Dominic Hare Chief Executive Officer at Blenheim

Dominic Hare was born in Liverpool and studied Law at Oxford. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG, he spent the next 10 years in corporate finance and investment banking (with Paribas and Barclays Capital), specialising in the media and telecoms sector. He is proud to have helped DJ Chris Evans buy Virgin Radio […]

Tim Desmond

Tim Desmond CEO of the National Football Museum

Tim has been CEO of the National Football Museum for 5 years and in 2022 secured a new 25 year lease for the museum in Manchester and applied to become an Arts Council NPO. Prior to this he was CEO of the National Justice Museum he led the development of their education services model in […]

Andy Headington

Andy Headington CEO Adido

Andy helped set up Adido as an award-winning digital agency in Dorset in 2003.  As CEO of Adido, Andy has a vast knowledge of all areas of digital marketing and is a regular blogger, contributor and presenter on all areas of digital. His most specific areas of expertise and interest are search marketing, travel marketing […]

Judith Owens

.Judith Owens CEO TBL International/ Titanic Belfast

Judith Owens is CEO at TBL International Ltd, parent company to the award- winning Titanic Belfast, SS Nomadic and the Titanic Exhibition Centre.  With experience spanning nearly three decades, Judith is one of UK’s the most experienced and established operations management professionals.   Judith has an exceptional track record in the tourism, events and media […]

Julie Molloy

Julie Molloy

Julie became Managing Director of National Gallery Global Limited in 2000, having previously been on the Board as Trading Director. Before joining National Gallery Global, Julie held previous roles in Arts and Business at the Royal Academy, The Royal Collection and C&A UK. She graduated from Reading University in History of Art and Architecture. In […]

Jon Young

Jon has worked in BVA BDRC’s tourism and attractions team since 2009.  Within that time he has worked with visitor attractions on a range of challenges including visitor exit surveys, audience segmentations, brand health trackers and summative evaluations.  He currently directs BVA BDRC’s consumer sentiment tracker – run in conjunction with VisitBritain, Visit Wales and […]

Andy Povey

Andy Povey joined Convious in November 2021 as managing director for UK and Ireland. He has over 30 years of experience in the leisure industry and has held prestigious positions for operators including Merlin and suppliers including Gateway Ticketing. He specialises in developing and implementing business intelligence and customer tracking strategies and has a proven […]