40 years of combined experience

MEET THE SPACE+ TEAM

Robert Marten

Rob is a Director of SPACE+. Before launching this business, Rob held Managing Director positions at GRI Club and Terrapinn.

He’s lived in New York, Sydney, Johannesburg and London and is passionate about helping great people make global connections. Can often be found at the National Theatre

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Neall De Beer

Neall is a Director of 14&B. He previously held senior roles at various media and events companies before helping establish 14&B.

He’s lived in Kuala Lumpur, Kiev, Jersey, Cape Town and London and is passionate about helping create better places to live, work and play.

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Tia Harrison, Conference Producer

Tia is responsible for researching and writing the SPACE+ conference programmes, and inviting speakers and Tribe Co-Hosts.

Prior to SPACE+, Tia worked in Victim Support and Child Development. Tia is a ‘limbo champion’ and was once in a Laura Mvula music video (both claims unconfirmed).

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Adrian Dunphy, Commercial Director

Adrian is responsible for the commercial development of SPACE+ events. He works with the growing client base of Members, Sponsors and Delegates.

Prior to SPACE+, Adrian held senior roles at GRI Club, LexisNexis and Marketforce Live. Proud dog dad to Angus.

Kathryn Pagdham, Operations Manager
Kat is responsible for venues, logistics, suppliers and onsite operations at SPACE+ events.
 
Prior to SPACE+, Kat worked with Terrapinn and Euromoney Training. Mum of two and friend to many.
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Emily Thornton, Marketing Manager
Emily creates and executes SPACE+ marketing campaigns. Prior to SPACE+, she worked with Mark Allan Group and Bonhill Group.
 
Outside of work, Emily recently Co-Hosted the North London feminist book club, facilitating author Q&A events.
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Alexia Emmerson, Marketing Consultant
Lex consults on all things marketing for SPACE+. She has previously held senior marketing roles at MEED and dmg events in London and Dubai.
 
Lex can usually be found behind the wheel; a potter with a growing ceramics business.
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