The London Convention Bureau and Major Events & City Experience teams

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London Convention Bureau team

London Convention Bureau

Tracy Halliwell MBE

Tracy Halliwell MBE

Director of Tourism and Convention Bureau

With more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality, tourism and events industry, Tracy has an abundance of London expertise and specialises in destination marketing.

Convention bureau service: All markets

Fiona Plumpton

Fiona Plumpton

Head of Convention Bureau Services

Fiona has a wealth of experience in venue finding across all types of enquiries and knows London really well, having spent 23 years exploring the city. Get in touch with her or her team if you need to find an event space or have any questions on London.

Katerina Monastirli

Katerina Monastirli

Business Development Manager, Corporate

Katerina has more than 15 years experience in sales and event management in the corporate and hospitality industry. She helps with any enquiry, offers support and inspiration about London.
Emmy Husband

Emmy Husband

Business Development Manager, Corporate

Emmy has more than a decade of experience in the hotel and hospitality industry in both proactive and reactive sales working within the corporate and MICE markets. She works within the Convention Bureau team assisting on all corporate enquiries offering advice and first hand knowledge on London venues and event services. 
Barbara Jamison

Barbara Jamison

Head of Business Development and Tourism Partner Engagement

Barbara is responsible for European business tourism sales and strategy. She has extensive experience within all sectors of inbound tourism to London. She has lived and worked in France and Germany and is fluent in both languages.
Charlie Osborn

Charlie Osborn

Business Development Coordinator

With a strong background in events, Charlie supports business development work across Europe and North America. You can also chat to her about anything related to IBTM or IMEX. 

Joshua Novick

Joshua Novick

Vice President, North America

Joshua is specialised in European destinations and has a great knowledge of Europe. His experience in sales helps him cater to London & Partners' North American clientele and their needs.
Suzanne Singleton

Suzanne Singleton

Head of Associations and Citywide Bids

As the Head of Associations, Suzanne leads on bringing key association congresses to London. Working with key stakeholders across the city, Suzanne and her team build the London proposition that secures and maintains London's position as one of the top 10 global destinations to host international association congresses. Across London, the Associations team work closely with the large venues, global hotel groups and service providers to create the London bid.

Serena Tallarico

Serena Tallarico

Senior Business Development Manager, Research & Bids

As a member of the Convention Bureau team since 2012, Serena specialises in bidding for major international associations and corporate events and has a wealth of experience working closely with hotels, venues and service providers to unlock the city for our clients.
 Rebecca Nelson

Rebecca Nelson

Business Development Manager, Associations

Rebecca is a New Zealander and arrived in London in early 2023 (via 18 months in Vietnam). She has worked in sales and marketing in the Business Events sector for the majority of her career, including leading the International Bidding team at Auckland Convention Bureau and also Conventions and Incentives NZ. 
With a quick segway into television and restaurant ownership in more recent years, she is delighted to be back in the Business Events space, working with the team to bring international association congress business to London. 
 Chloe Bailey

Chloe Bailey

Bid Executive, Associations

After Chloe graduated from university in 2022, she gained experience at ExCeL London. This led her to her current role as part of the London Convention Bureau, where she supports the Associations team in bidding for large association events and handles smaller association enquiries, along with managing city-wide accommodation.
Ailsa Buck

Ailsa Buck

Head of Major Events & City Experience

An experienced and PRINCE2-qualified project manager, Ailsa’s background is in delivering major sporting events across the UK, including the London Marathon and RideLondon. Ailsa is responsible for bringing new events to the capital, managing them through the project lifecycle and helping them unlock the city to maximise potential.

Nathalie Kadhim

Nathalie Kadhim

Project Manager, Major Events & City Experience

Nathalie’s background is in marketing and project management, with particular expertise with the Chinese market. Her role is to support the Major Events & City Experience team.

 Robert (Bob) Clayton

Robert (Bob) Clayton

Project Manager, Major Events & City Experience

Before joining London & Partners, Bob worked at Centre for London and Leaders in Sport blending experience from both the sports industry and London policymaking. He’s also a born and bred Londoner, with a love for the city. His role at London & Partners is to attract sporting and cultural events to London as well as working on their delivery.

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