Unique Venues of London chairman retires

Ian Lovat Fraser is stepping down as chairman of Unique Venues of London (UVL) as well as retiring from his position as general manager for conferences and events at the Natural History Museum. UVL was established in 1993 by Lovat Fraser, who will now adopt the title of life president. During his tenure the number of member venues has grown to 64. The organisation now welcomes new chairman Charlotte Reeves and vice chairman Lisa Hatswell. Director of events at Somerset House Charlotte Reeves commented: “Ian Lovat Fraser is an integral part of the organisation, and although he has now retired, it seemed appropriate that he was awarded with an honorary title as members would still like him to be involved with UVL. “He will be leaving the organisation in a tremendously strong position. Member venues have increased rapidly and we are already accepting applications for 2007 membership.”

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