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Our board

AEV

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Our board's skills and expertise set the strategic direction and provide tactical backup for the AEV.

The board is comprised of elected members serving fixed terms who represent a wide range of venues. Their skills and expertise set the strategic direction and provide tactical backup for the AEV.

The board meet quarterly and operate through a series of steering groups. These groups focus on specific areas to help shape and deliver the priorities of the AEV including marketing, events, research and member benefits.

"It is a great privilege to serve on the AEV board...the range of capabilities and experience of the board give us a unique platform to influence and shape the industry for the benefit of all."

Jeremy Rees, Chief Executive - ExCeL London and AEV Treasurer

 

 

 

 

CHAIR - Ian Taylor

Managing Director, Exhibitions

National Exhibition Centre (NEC)

VICE CHAIR - Kerry Villa

Chief Operating Officer

ACC Liverpool

TREASURER - Jeremy Rees

Chief Executive

ExCeL London

Jackie Boughton

Director of Commercial

The Barbican

Max Bull

Executive Director of  Venue Sales

Business Design Centre

Alison Griffin

Director

Telford International Centre

Rowan Kitching

Venue Director

Roundhouse

Paula Lorimer

Director

Harrogate Convention Centre

Paul Michael

Managing Director

Coventry Building Society Arena

Andy O'Sullivan

CEO

Olympia Events

Steve Sayer

Vice President and General Manager

The O2

Dan Thurlow

Director or Exhibition Sales

Scottish Event Campus (SEC)

Rob Wicks

Managing Director

P&J Live


 

Member Venues