WEDNESDAY 8TH & THURSDAY 9TH JUNE 2022 
CHRISHALL GRANGE, DUXFORD CAMBRIDGESHIRE SG8 7NT

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Meet the Team

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Meet the Team

ALLI MCENTYRE GAHARAN

ALLI MCENTYRE GAHARAN

Alli is the Event Director at Cereals. Alli has worked in events and media for 25 years managing sales, product development, marketing and operations in a wide variety of industries and event venues. 

Alli also works on Fruit Focus which is close to her heart with her family's business growing blueberries in Ireland. Happiest when outdoors & surrounded by dogs!

alli.mcentyre@comexposium.com

JONATHAN BACKHOUSE

JONATHAN BACKHOUSE

Jonathan comes from a family of agricultural engineers and was attracted to farming at an early age and so began the journey gaining a variety of experience with well-known growers in the North and East of England.  Now, as Arable Project Manager at Cereals, Jonathan oversees the husbandry of crop plots and the wider show site. As the technical event which represents all farmers, Jonathan is excited to be part of Cereals in a changeable era for growers.

jonathan.backhouse@comexposium.com

JOLANTA JUNDULIENE

JOLANTA JUNDULIENE

Jolanta is the Exhibitor Services Coordinator at Cereals and customer care is her middle name.

Jolanta manages finance and customer care for Cereals and Fruit Focus. She loves being part of the Cereals team, helping agri-business promote their businesses to new and existing customers. Born in Lithuania, Jolanta has lived in Ireland since 2012. Jola joined the Cereals & Fruit Focus team in 2019.

jolanta.junduliene@comexposium.com

OLIVIA COOPER

OLIVIA COOPER

Olivia manages the content programming and PR for Cereals.

Olivia has been attending Cereals since she was a grain trader more than 20 years ago but never thought she’d become part of the team that organises it!

Being involved in both the seminar organisation and the PR for the event, Olivia is looking forward to hearing from top speakers from across the industry and writing up some thought-provoking articles for the farming press.

olivia@agri-hub.co.uk

NATASJA O'CONNOR

NATASJA O'CONNOR

Natasja is Operations Manager at Cereals.

Natasja is an experienced exhibition and event professional with 25 years’ experience in delivering successful large scale events. Natasja has a track record at senior level covering all aspects of show strategy & delivery including venue negotiations, operational delivery, customer service, health & safety, sustainability, procurement & contract negotiations, team leadership, financial management and strategic development.

natasja.oconnor@comexposium.com

JACKIE CHRISTIE

JACKIE CHRISTIE

Jackie has many years of sales experience successfully working in client relationship management roles.

The large majority of her time has been in the events contract publishing industry selling advertising and sponsorship propositions for all the leading event organisers. Jackie's career has covered a wide variety of industry sectors throughout the UK & Europe. Jackie loves the variety Cereals offers and enjoys the face to face meetings when attending events.  She has a love of the sea, countryside and outdoor life.

j.christie@venturebusiness.london

CLAIRE O'LEARY

CLAIRE O'LEARY

Claire leads the team in sales efforts for Cereals. Claire has extensive experience of leading and developing large sales teams across multiple industry sectors including Petrochemicals, Agriculture, Commercial Property, HR and Aerospace. Claire is passionate about change management, coaching and team leadership and believes in providing an exceptional service for all clients.

Claire loves working with the highly experienced and talented Cereals team to support the growth and success of Cereals.

c.oleary@venturebusiness.london

JAX DOSWELL

JAX DOSWELL

Jax is a career exhibition sales professional with an incredible passion for the job.

Jax has covered exhibition sales for many industries but especially enjoys the challenge of working on Cereals. She is a tenacious powerhouse and has had incredible success in bringing new and lapsed exhibitors back to Cereals.  She looks forward to seeing you all in June!    

jax.doswell@comexposium.com

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