Meet the Team

  • Lucy Ellis
  • Roberta Gandolfo
  • Stef Mansell
  • Jacqui Doyle
  • Robert Enefer
  • Liz Rainbows
  • Karen Belasco
  • Bibi Peelman
  • Mel Artó
  • Hannah Thomas

Lucy Ellis

Job title: Venue Finding Co-ordinator
Greatest achievement: Completing the 10K Commando Series Obstacle Course at Hever Castle
Music of the moment: Drake, The 1975, Nicky Minaj and Imagine Dragons 
Right now I’m loving: Going to as many concerts that I can at the O2!
My hero: Lisa Vanderpump
True or false: I am a huge Crystal Palace Fan

Roberta Gandolfo

Job title: Venue Finding Co-ordinator
Greatest achievement: Living the life of my dreams
Music of the moment: Costello Music
Right now I’m loving: Living by the sea
My hero: My grandad
True or false: I can hold my breath under water for 3 minutes

Stef Mansell

Job title: Account Manager
Greatest achievement: Completing the Eastbourne Half Marathon
Music of the moment:
Bastille, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith
Right now I'm loving: My upcoming travels around America
My hero: Morgan Freeman 
True or false: My uncle is Nigel Mansell

Jacqui Doyle

Job title: Business Manager
Greatest achievement:
 Ask me again when I’m 80!
Music of the moment: The Singing in the Shower playlist on Spotify!
Right now I'm loving: Watching my two daughters grow up
My hero: My Dad
True or false: I love a really hot curry!

Robert Enefer

Job title: Managing Director
Greatest achievement:
starting The Conference People 
Music of the moment: Benjamin Clementine 
Right now I'm loving: all varieties of beetroot!
My hero: My brother
True or false: I used to umpire for Sussex County Cricket Club!

Liz Rainbows

Job title: Venue Finding Co-ordinator 
Greatest achievement:
Learning to drive when I can only see out of one eye!
Music of the moment: Anything with lots of bass 
Right now I'm loving: Being the newbie and the youngest member of the team at The Conference People 
My hero: My wonderful mum
True or false: I am one of 15 siblings!

Karen Belasco

Job title: Venue Finding Manager
Greatest achievement:
 Working for The Conference People for over 14 years!
Music of the moment: Avicii
Right now I'm loving: Eddie Stobart
My hero: Ray Mears 
True or false: The fastest bowler in the whole of the Stoolball England League

Bibi Peelman

Job title: Accountant
Greatest achievement:
5 months overland public transport travel around Africa
Music of the moment: Nick Cave, Massive Attack, David Sylvian
Right now I'm loving: Hot chocolate with Amaretto on cold frosty days and Desperate Housewives
My hero: Coco Chanel
True or false: Competed in Saas Fee’s famous downhill sprint ski race with the Swiss Olympic Team

Mel Artó

Job title: Venue Finding Co-ordinator
Greatest achievement:
 Losing four stone after having my children
Music of the moment: Anything my teenage son has blaring out of his bedroom
Right now I'm loving: Long bike rides, come rain or shine
My hero: My Dad
True or false: Once dated a premiership footballer

Hannah Thomas

Job title: Account Manager
Greatest achievement:
 Working in an orphanage in Zambia
Music of the moment: CIty & Colour
Right now I'm loving: Baking cupcakes and collecting rubber ducks
My hero: Mary Berry
True or false: My home-grown giant onions won first prize at the South of England Show