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Our Leadership

With many years of experience, we have got an experienced and diverse leadership team


Together, our UK leadership team makes up years of experience in the industry. With a vast amount of creativity and depth of industry knowledge, take your meetings or events to the next level. You are in the safest hands.


Paul StoddartManaging Director, UK, Ireland & Benelux

Our leadership - Paul Stoddart

Paul has over 20 years’ experience in the industry, with previous experience spanning marketing, learning and development, M&E strategy, customer relationships and delivering experiential events, particularly within the automotive, finance, IT and healthcare sectors. Based in London, Paul is now the Managing Director for the UK, Ireland & Benelux. Paul holds a bachelor’s degree of Education from Cardiff University.

Sharon Burrell Head of Operations

Our leadership - Sharon Burrell

Sharon has over 25 years’ experience in the industry with a wealth of experience in the delivery of conferences, events and exhibitions in both the UK and abroad. Sharon is a strong-team player, who works effectively at board-level and with peers, currently managing a team of 120. Based in London, Sharon is Head of Operations for CWT M&E and is responsible for providing leadership, direction & support to the operations teams in the UK, IE & Benelux.

Gill Day Senior Director, SMM Business Development & Consulting

Our leadership - Gill Day

Gill is responsible for CWT M&E Global Strategic Meetings Management Service offering. She works closely with new and existing clients to find the right M&E strategies including global, regional and local solutions.

Gill knows there is no "one size fits all" approach to meetings and events, and as such partners with our clients on a consultative basis to find the right solution for you, your staff and your customers.

Emma Chamberlain Supplier Management

Our leadership - Emma Chamberlain

Emma Chamberlain has over 18 years’ experience in the industry, previously leading teams within CWT M&E working within Operations and Event Management and travel. Emma also had roles with Amex and CWT within the business travel operations. Based in London, Emma is now our Global Supplier Manager and is responsible for leading M&E Supplier Management Strategy across the organisation the UK & Benelux Team.

Faye MackayHead of Events

Our leadership - Faye Mackay

Faye has over 12 years’ experience in the industry, previously leading teams delivering events within the Healthcare, Technology, Automotive, Media and Finance sectors. Faye also had roles in global exhibits delivery and experiential work, as both a freelancer and full-time Project Manager. Based in London, Faye is now the CWT Head of Events for the UK, Ireland and Netherlands. Faye also holds a bachelor’s degree in Tourism Management from Leeds Metropolitan University.

Scott BlondelHead of Group Travel, UK & Ireland

Our leadership - Scott Blondel

Scott has over 23 years’ experience in the travel industry, having worked the last 15 years specialising in corporate travel, groups and events. Scott is analytical, has a strong commercial awareness, great industry and product knowledge, leadership skills, and manages teams of up to 15 persons. On top of that, he has an enthusiastic and positive outlook. Based in London, Scott is responsible for ensuring that his team deliver high-level service to many of cross-industry clients. He has a GNVQ in Travel & Tourism and has completed and passed the IATA Ticketing qualifications levels 1 & 2.

Lianne Judd Operations Manager Venue Sourcing

Our leadership - Lianne Judd

Lianne brings more than 20 years of expertise working within the travel industry and 18 of those years working across meetings and events management, including more than 12 years at CWT Meetings & Events.

In her role as Head of the Venue Sourcing team, Lianne manages one of the largest teams with over 20 sourcing specialists which is ever growing, on top of this Lianne is passionate about meeting the needs of our clients and delivering service excellence.

Her can-do attitude, proactive and positive approach and calm demeanour allows her and her team to manage thousands of venue sourcing projects each year, with outstanding feedback from our clients.

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