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The Executive Committee is the members representative body and comprises the Board of Directors, the Executive Director, the Venue Chair and Vice Venue Chair, Immediate Past and Vice Chairs, the Diversity & Inclusion Board and the Chairs of sub committees.

Executive Committee members collaborate on the individual committees’ activities and support the overarching objectives set out annually by the Board.

Chairs and subcommittee members are all unpaid volunteers.

 

 

 

HBAA Chair and Board Member

Lex Butler, Operations Director

Wolf & White

 

 

 

Treasurer and Board Member

Angie Mason, Chairman

Absolute Corporate Events

 

 

 

Board Member

Leigh Cowlishaw, Managing Partner

Black Box Partnerships, Winning Edges

 

 

 

Board Member

Des McLaughlin, Managing Director

meet events

 

 

Board Member

Sian Sayward, Director of Commercial Partnerships & Projects

Inntel

 

 

 

Diversity & Inclusion Board

Ryan Doyle, Director of Sales

Park Regis Birmingham

 

 

Diversity & Inclusion Board

Anthony Kwokori, Business Events Account Executive

Barbican

 

 

 

Diversity & Inclusion Board​

Olivia Woolley, National Account Manager

Hotel and Travel Solutions Ltd

 

 

HBAA Venue Chair

Rachael Naylor, Key Account Manager - Travel Partners/Europe Sales

IHG

 

 

HBAA Venue Vice Chair

Andrew Woods, Meetings and Events Sales Director

Leonardo Hotels

 

 

 

Consultant Executive Director

Juliet Price

HBAA

 

 

 

Agency Engagement Chair

Julie Shorrock, Managing Director

Hotel and Travel Solutions (HTS)

 

 

 

Business Accommodation Chair

Nick Scott, Managing Director

arrangeMY

 

 

 

Events Chair

Jason Cardy, Event Director

Capita Travel and Events

 

 

 

International Chair

Carla Garman, Director

Abstract Events

 

 

 

Marketing Chair

Jenner Carter, Head of Marketing

Lime Venue Portfolio

 

 

Membership Chair

LaiHa Diamond, Venues and Events Sales Manager

Kings Venues

 

 

Partnership Chair

Tamsin Noyes, Business Development Manager - New Business (UK&I Managed Hotels)

IHG

 

 

 

Sustainability Chair

Louisa Watson, Director of Marketing

Wyboston Lakes

 

 

Tech & Innovation Chair

Alexis Moreau, Head of Hospitality, Conference and Catering

Jesus College, Cambridge