Carlo Zoccali Account Director at Farnborough International

The President shall perform the duties usually assigned to this office. He shall preside at all meetings, shall appoint all committees and task forces with the approval of the Board of Directors and shall be an ex-officio member of all committees except the Nominating Committee.
VP Programmes

Zak Roby Director at TMB Events

An expert in business with over 16 years of Agency experience, working within FMCG / Events / Senior Management environments, building an Agency start-up and working in the most challenging territories all over the world, has given Zak an ability to advise others on how to facilitate change, stimulate growth and bring in results to hit company targets.. With key skills around Sales and Sales Strategy, Public Speaking, Motivational Talks, Leadership Development and the Commercial Strategy sides of New Business Development, and having worked with some of the world's biggest and best known companies/brands both nationally and globally, gives Zak a strong commercial experience, whilst being able to guide and develop others successfully. The Director Programs shall drive all program activity for the Chapter’s regular meetings, including monthly networking events and master classes as well as the Regional Education Conference. Working in association with the Director of Education.
VP Education

Nick Tinker Regional Manager at Cvent

The Director of Education shall oversee all educational activity for the development of the Chapter and be responsible for all and any committee activity pertaining to education.
Director of Marketing

David Lewis Marketing Executive at drp

VP Membership & President Elect

Cecilia Lavin Regional Sales Manager - Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events

With over a decade of experience in the events industry Cecilia has since the beginning of her career worked for various events businesses such as venues, caterers and other event suppliers. This has provided Cecilia with a wealth of knowledge in sales, marketing and business development throughout the events industry. When in her role as Sales and Marketing Manager for Purple Grape Catering Cecilia became first involved with ILEA UK and for three years she held the position of Director of Membership. In addition to this she also supported the association on an international level by being a member of the international membership development committee. Prior to starting her current role as Regional Sales Manager for South of England for Sodexo Prestige Venues and Events Cecilia worked at Peyton Events - which Sodexo acquired in late 2016 – where she provided sales support and managed client relationships at a number of London venues, such as the National Gallery, IWM London and the Wallace Collection. In her current role she is responsible for implementing the company’s UK sales strategy and promote a consistently high performing sales culture. Executing sales activities across the South of England to support continuous growth and help increase awareness of the brand and its venues is also an integral part of Cecilia’s role.

Calum Di Lieto Editor C&IT Magazine

Director of Programmes

Luci Beaufort-Dysart Head of Live Events & Experiential - Hyphen

I joined the industry in 2002 after working as a brand ambassador/onsite event manager throughout university. I started at TRO running events primarily for Honda and then moved on to head up additional accounts including: British Airways, Doosan Power Systems, Volvo and Lloyds TSB. I then left for a stint client side running marketing and events for a business members’ club and luxury exclusive use resort in Suffolk. I then returned to TRO as a BDD before leaving for a senior global brand manager role at Madame Tussauds. I was then approached in 2017 to head up an existing experiential agency (part of Omnicom) which I have since rebranded and relaunched as Hyphen in Jan 2018 We have recently won two new major clients one of which sees us launch an iconic US clothing brand into the UK through a series of pop-up festival activations. The principles of this role will be to work with the VP Programmes. Attend the meetings of the Board. Abide by the ILEA Principles of Professional Conduct and Ethics; and abide by the ILEA Bylaws.
VP Finance

Alistair Turner Eight PR

ILEA to me is a community of like minded event professionals; creative, talented, thought leaders, disrupters, professional, humble (and easy on the eye)!