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Meet the Team

Meet our Business Development and Partnership Management teams

Scott Thompson

Chief Commercial Officer

Scott and his team work to develop and implement the London & Partners commercial strategy. An international commercial director with 15 years of management experience in professional services, management consulting and digital enterprises, Scott previously held posts such as General Manager of an ASX listed company and a Director at PWC, KPMG and EY. A sports-lover, father of three, and currently still recovering from swimming in a relay across the English Channel 2 years ago.

Lucy Collins

Head of Partnerships

Lucy heads up the Partnerships team, and is focused on developing and growing London & Partners’ partnership network, including the development of strategic partnerships with businesses that have a key focus on London. Prior to joining London & Partners, Lucy spent a decade working in the travel and events industry. Lucy is a keen traveller, having visited over 60 countries in the last 10 years, but as a born and bred Londoner is just as fond of exploring London and its many amazing places. A keen fan of rugby and cricket, she thinks that nothing can beat a day at a test match at Lords

Graham Ives

Key Partnerships Manager

Graham joined London & Partners in May 2014, and moved into the Partnerships team at the beginning of 2016. He has a wide-ranging background in business development and account management, having worked for a number of tourism and publishing businesses, including VisitBritain and Reed Travel Group. His role as Key Partnerships Manager is to look after our biggest tourism partners, as well as the inward investment partners that help us to attract overseas companies to set up in London. Graham is an enthusiastic and devoted consumer of London’s tourism product, and is a member of almost all the major galleries and museums in the city. When not celebrating the many fascinating and beguiling experiences that London has to offer, he also loves walking, cycling and cooking.

Emily Williams

Business Development Manager - Partnerships

Emily joined London & Partners in March 2016 and is the first point of contact if you are interested in joining us as a partner or if you would like to know more about what partnership can offer. With a professional background spanning the tourism and hospitality industries, Emily joined London & Partners in March 2016 having spent 7 years working for Imperial War Museums. Emily enjoys the huge variety that London has to offer from visiting the opera to singing in a local choir and counts crossing the finish line of Ride London on the Mall as one of her proudest achievements.

Contact Emily if you would like to know how a partnership with London & Partners could help promote your business.

Isabella Appiana

Partnership Executive

Isabella joined London & Partners in January 2016 and manages the relationship with existing partners ensuring that they make the most of their partnership. Working closely with both the Leisure Tourism and Business Tourism teams, she is the go-to-contact for all enquiries related to partnership benefits and opportunities here at London & Partners. Isabella takes great pride in helping partners connect with the right L&P staff as well as each other, and in making them aware of suitable partner opportunities. She loves spending the day outdoors and attending art exhibitions, but what really goes straight to her heart is a proper English afternoon tea. Jan 2016.

Contact Isabella if you are an existing partner and would like to find out more about benefits and opportunities available to you.

Cait Saunders

Partner Engagement Manager

Cait has worked at London & Partners since 2013 and joined the Commercial Team as Partner Engagement Manager in June 2015. Cait’s role is to ensure that partners have maximum opportunities to engage with London & Partners and the partner benefits and opportunities. Cait has previously worked at the House of Lords, Lloyds of London and Ernst & Young. Cait loves being a tourist in London, finding new areas, restaurants and activities and has a life mission to visit all seven continents of the world.

Contact Cait if you would like to find out more about Partner events or if you would like to host a partner event.

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Lauren Godward

Partner Marketing Manager

Lauren joined London & Partners from the Principal Hayley Group, where she spent three years working in the sales team as London Sales Manager. As a senior member of the team Lauren was responsible for the account management, development and growth of over 60 key accounts. Prior to her time at Principal Hayley, Lauren worked for three years at Hilton Worldwide in various sales positions. Lauren was born in Essex and enjoyed traveling into the city as a child, she now lives in London and loves spending her weekends sampling the delights of Borough Market. Lauren is currently on maternity leave.

Juliette Morrison

Partnership Executive

Juliette joined Visit London in 2009 and is responsible for creating and promoting special offers for Partners both business and leisure. If you have fantastic offers for Juliette to promote online via our @offers_london Twitter feed, please get in touch with her here Juliette is also a director of Select Apartments. Mum of three, loves fundraising, walking and taking photos. Juliette is proud of walking 100kms from London to Brighton for a breast cancer charity in 2015. Juliette is based at London and Partners, every Tuesday.