Who’s on the Board?
You’ll find details on all of our amazing board members below, all volunteering their time and resource to support our members.
Helen Moon – CEO & Founder
Helen’s event career spans 21 years and includes event co-ordination and planning, operations and banqueting, and proactive sales and business development for International hotel companies and major London conference venues, and more recently management of the event programmes and digital marketing for a number of third sector association clients. In 2015 she founded EWL Club, and in 2017 co-founded EventWell, the event industry’s first social enterprise and educational resource dedicated solely to offering wellbeing advice, knowledge and support to UK event professionals.
Robert Kenward – EWL London Chapter Vice Chair
Robert has an in-depth understanding of the events industry, having worked within the recruitment and events sector for over 17 years and at a senior level within a full service live events agency, a market leading global experiential agency and a large scale global travel, meetings and events business. He now helps companies attract and RETAIN talent through his own independent recruitment consultancy – YOU search and select.
Kate Bullard – EWL London Chapter Vice Chair
Events Manager within the Marketing & Business Development Department of an international law firm. Kate manages a varied programme of seminars, webinars, as part of the logistical management of their London events programme. Kate is also co-founder of the Eventprofslive Networking Group (@eventprofslive).
Amanda Thurlow – EWL Midlands Chapter Chair
Amanda is Member Engagement Manager at ACCA and as a conference and seminar organiser produces and markets events, including managing the annual flagship conference for a number of key ACCA partners. Amanda is also a keen Industry MICE influencer and listed in the Eventopedia Top 100 event professionals on social media.
Donna Cunningham – EWL Midlands Chapter Vice-Chair
Donna is Account Director and leads the team at Birmingham’s ICC and The Vox Conference Centre for the NEC Group. She holds a wealth of experience in managing and leading sales teams across various business sectors such as Media, Marketing, Sponsorship and Conferences and Exhibitions.
Melanie Deakin – EWL Midlands Chapter Vice-Chair
Melanie is Event Manager at The Vox Conference Centre at Resort World Birmingham.
Cath Couzens – EWL North Chapter Chair
Cath founded Perception Sales & Marketing in 2004 and specialises in business development, marketing and PR for lifestyle, travel and hospitality businesses. As well as providing clients with digital support and travel PR through her extensive network of bloggers and travel writers, one of her key activities is hotel and venue sales representation.
Nel Flint – EWL North Chapter Vice-Chair
Nel is Director of Operations for Capita Travel and Events and has proven experience in developing and leading teams, project management and implementation as well as system analysis and process improvement. Nel is a focused and ambitious individual with a passion for achieving results.
Adam Parry – EWL North Chapter Vice-Chair
Adam is Director and Editor of Event Industry News the Online Magazine for the Events Industry, and organisers of Event Tech Live, The Event Technology Awards and Event Tech Talks.