ISES UK announces new board, as Hague becomes president

ISES UK has revealed it new board for 2013/2014, as Excel's Jane Hague takes the reins as ISES UK president.

ISES UK announces new board
ISES UK announces new board

The appointed UK board will carry on rolling out the new brand strategy and continue to engage with the wider creative sector and key universities to bring diversified speakers and educational content to its growing member base.

New ISES UK President, Jane Hague said: "It's been a significant year for ISES UK, we have attracted a wealth of new members, delivered high quality educational content on a monthly basis through ISES Talks, introduced a number of high profile industry initiatives and maintained credible growth through our regional events. 

"I'd like this opportunity to extend a huge thank you to outgoing President Philip Atkins. His leadership has raised the bar for ISES UK and I look forward to bolstering these achievements with him in the year ahead.

"We have a huge ambition for the continued development of the association, both locally and internationally and with strong boards across the globe, I'm confident of a very successful year ahead."

Philip Atkins, outgoing ISES UK President, said: "It is a year that I will look back on with pride and a huge amount of gratitude to the board, Toni and all our UK Chapter members who have made the exceptional progress and defined direction we have achieved possible. 

"ISES has defined itself as the principal association for creative professionals within the events industry, and our focus on the celebration of British creative talent and social enterprise has been really great. 

"I am exceptionally proud that Jane will be taking the mantle on next year and know that the association will go from strength to strength as a support and voice for the creative events industry."

The full 2013/ 14 ISES UK board includes:

President - Jane Hague, ExCeL

Director Membership - Cecilia Lavin, Purple Grape

President Elect Kelly Baker – Well Dressed Tables/ Spaceworks

Vice President PR - Alistair Turner, Davies Tanner

Director Sponsorship - Mark Blair, InEvexco

Director Marketing - Toby Heelis, The Brewery

Director Social Media - Michelle Tayton, Eventive Communications

Director Programmes - Nicole Hatch, SLR PA

Director Exhibitions - David Tunnicliffe, De Boer

Director at Large - Kevin Jackson, George P Johnson; James Morgan, Crewsaders; Katie Pearce, Off to Work

Education Committee – Claire Humphreys, University of Westminster

Programmes Committee – Kate McNeil, Student

ISES UK's AGM will take place onn Tuesday 16 July at Dutch Hall in central London. 

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