We are part of one of the largest specialist meetings and events agencies in the world, with longstanding expertise in event solutions, venue search and meetings management. It gives me great pride to lead the UK business, and help our clients develop profitable solutions for their experiential activity.
Helen McCabe is our longest-serving member of staff, having been with the business since 1991. Starting as a conference consultant, she earned regular promotions and is now VP Operations UK. Highly respected, she is seen to lead by example with her humble yet determined and diligent approach, and her calm, authoritative presence has made her an accomplished presenter at internal events.
Savva Hadji-Savva is an expert in meetings management, having been a director at Grass Roots Meetings and Events for over 12 years - including five as commercial director building relationships with brands, independent venues and owners. In his global development position at BCD M&E he holds a managing director role for the financial and professional services clients.
Emma Coleman joined P&MM as an Event Manager in 2009 and has been part of the team ever since. Account Director at the time of Zibrant taking over, she charted a path to leadership of the creative department at BCD M&E. Now responsible for the Event Solutions division in the UK, Emma is uniquely positioned to leverage her creativity, operational heritage and business acumen to exceed clients' expectations in event development and delivery.
LinkedInHannah Kelly Vice President & Head of Meetings Management and Life Sciences
Hannah Kelly was at Zibrant for six years before spending a year and a half at Grass Roots Meetings & Events. She rejoined in March 2015 and now sits on the strategic development team of BCD M&E. Overall she has 18 years' experience with a focus on building client relationships and business development. She particularly enjoys taking a strategic approach and engaging with client organisations. Hannah is also an experienced speaker, panellist, judge and supports industry events, publications and associations.
LinkedInAdam Morris VP, Industry Relations UK & EMEA
Having joined in 2003, Adam has held various roles in the business, from Consultant to Operations Director and for the last 8 years in the Industry Relations Role, managing our supplier partnerships and enhancing our working relationships globally, with primary focus on the UK and EMEA.
Adam is passionate about people, developing and maintaining business and relationships through credibility & transparency – both internally and externally.
LinkedInAlison Tobe Director of People & Culture, UK
Alison joined BCD Meetings & Events in May 2019 from the Royal Albert Hall where she served for over 13 years in HR roles, including 7 years as Head of HR.
Leading our successful and productive UK People & Culture team, Alison is committed to providing a high-quality service aligned with our organisational objectives and values.
She is passionate about promoting an environment which motivates, develops and empowers our employees and which nurtures their wellbeing.
Darren Boden joined the Zibrant Board in January 2014 and has overseen the consolidation with BCD and Grass Roots in the intervening years. Ever keen to demystify finance across the wider business, Darren offers a fresh, inclusive approach that allows people to take ownership of their figures. This goes alongside a tight control over the funds, arising from more than 20 years experience in senior finance roles across multiple industries.
Sue Darlaston joined BCD Meeting & Events in January 2021 and comes to the business with over 20 years’ experience in the events, meetings and wider travel industry. Sue is responsible for driving our new business and sales pursuit strategy and she does this through her personable and knowledgeable style. Working alongside her team, they provide intelligent insight and solutions to clients looking for support across all lines of business.
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