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About us

Meet the Conference Collective experts…

Work with the Conference Collective, and you can be confident you’re working with true professionals when it comes to medical, scientific, research and academic conference and event organisation and association and society management.

Between us, we’ve organised hundreds of conferences and other events over 20 years — in the UK and right around the world — and there aren’t many behind-the-scenes scenarios we won’t recognise! Meet the team…

Jacinta Scannell

Jacinta Scannell

Founder and Managing Director

Widely acknowledged by her peers, Jacinta has an exceptional breadth of knowledge to draw on to help clients plan, develop and improve their events. She is a founding director of the Institute of Event Management, a past executive member of the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers, and has served on the judging panel of the Meetings and Incentive Travel Industry Awards. She is also a Trustee of the Sage Gateshead, the home of the Northern Sinfonia Orchestra.  When she’s not driving the business forward, Jacinta enjoys a round of golf and hillwalking in her native Ireland.

Did you know?
Jacinta spent five years learning about wine tasting in the interest of work!

Vera Hide

Vera Hide

Conference Manager

Vera joined the Conference Collective team as Conference Manager. Since completing her Event Management degree in 2014, she has worked in both the events and hospitality sectors. In her role at the Conference Collective, Vera supports a range of clients including the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO), Posture Mobility Group and King’s Business School. Her work covers all aspects of event management, including client liaison, speaker and abstract management, exhibition logistics and website design.

Did you know? 
Vera’s first language is Russian and her native Ukraine became its own country in 1991, the year she was born.

Isabella Kantor

Isabella Kantor

Conference Manager

Isabella recently joined the team at the Conference Collective as Conference Manager. Isabella has 12 years’ experience of working in events and marketing and has previously worked on some elaborate events with some well known celebrities. At the Conference Collective Isabella will be responsible for the end to end delivery and management of events.

Did you know?
In her spare time Isabella loves finding new scenic view points in the Surrey Hills. The first language she ever spoke was Polish!

Louise Cooke

Louise Cooke

Conference Manager

Louise joined the Conference Collective as Conference Manager. With 17 years’ experience in conferences and events management, Louise brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team.
She has mainly worked in the corporate world, predominately within the financial services sector, designing and delivering a wide range of events.
As part of her degree in European Business, Louise spent time living in Germany and speaks fluent German.

Did you know?
Louise enjoys being creative and in her spare time and makes eco friendly necklaces from recycled material.

Elliott Ross

Elliott Ross

Conference Administrator

Elliott is the Conference Collective’s problem solver — a true lateral thinker who never gets fazed, even when under pressure or up against a tight deadline.

He joined the team in 2016 and as well as handling all our registrations plays a key role in helping deliver our events.

Did you know?
Away from work, Elliott’s passions are playing the guitar and cricket — though not necessarily at the same time.

Elisabeth Codeluppi

Elisabeth Codeluppi

Conference and Membership Administrator

Elisabeth joined the team as Conference and Membership Administrator. She has a degree in European Languages and Cultures from the University of Modena and has a background in Hospitality and Motorsport Events. She grew up between Parma, in the North of Italy and the United Kingdom.

In her new role at the Conference Collective, Elisabeth is supporting the conference team with upcoming events and has already been busy meeting with new clients and venues.

Did you know?
Elisabeth lived on the island of Nosy Be, Madagascar, in the Mozambique Channel, where she enjoyed living surrounded by nature and could practise her favourite sport, scuba diving.

Alex Graves

Alex Graves

Associations Manager

Alex joined the Conference Collective as Client Secretariat. Alex has spent the last 10 years in Higher Education working closely with students, lecturers and businesses to develop meaningful placements for students. Prior to that she was the Associate Director for a company specialised in organising exchange programmes for American students in London.  Alex also spent time in the Travel Industry working closely with overseas hotel managers to improve customer quality and service. She has a MRes in Tourism, a BSc in Business and Tourism and is also trained as a chef!

Did you know?
Alex loves visiting different countries learning about their food, culture and history. She has lived in Iran, India and Saudi Arabia before she moved to the UK at the age of 6. Alex loves cycling and running and has completed a number of rides of over 100 miles as well as two marathons!

 

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