Senior management team

Kate Nicholls OBE

Chief Executive

Kate Nicholls, CEO, UKHospitality

Jackie Marlow

Chief Operating Officer

UKHospitality Chief Operating Officer Jackie Marlow

Allen Simpson

Deputy Chief Executive

Allen Simpson, Deputy Chief Executive, UKHospitality

Tony Sophoclides

Strategic Affairs Director

Tony Sophoclides, Strategic Affairs Director, UKHospitality

Simon Tarr

Financial Consultant

Devolved nations

Leon Thompson

Executive Director, Scotland

UKHospitality Scotland Executive Director Leon Thompson

David Chapman

Executive Director, Wales

David Chapman, Executive Director, UKHospitality Cymru

Marketing and communications

Claire Williams

Head of Content and Marketing

Sam Ette

Communications Manager

Isabella Roberts

Digital Marketing Executive

Policy and public affairs

David Sheen

Public Affairs Director

UKHospitality Public Affairs Director David Sheen

Jim Cathcart

Policy Director

UKHospitality Policy Director Jim Cathcart

Sandra Kelly

Skills Director

UKHospitality Skills Director Sandra Kelly

Jack Quick

Policy Manager

UKHospitality Policy Manager Jack Quick

Luke Cheadle

Public Affairs and Policy Manager

Luke Cheadle, Public Affairs and Policy Manager, UKHospitality

Ruby Sampson

Public Affairs and Policy Executive


Becky Keilty

Head of Commercial

Chris Dempsey-Doyle

Membership Manager

James Easom

Membership Manager - Suppliers and Partners

James Easom, Membership Manager - Suppliers and Partners

Hannah Adlam

Events and Special Projects Manager

UKHospitality Events and Special Projects Manager Hannah Adlam

Sally Margetts

Membership Executive

Suj Jeyavarathan

Finance Manager

Charlotte French

Team Assistant

Lily Turvey

Data and CRM Assistant