Meet the Team

Meet our Business Development, Client Services and Partnership Management teams

Oliver Leeds

Commercial Director

Oliver is responsible for driving London & Partners' interaction with the private sector. This includes our commercial partners in both the FDI and hospitality & leisure sectors, along with sponsorship arrangements, secondments and strategic deals. Before joining London & Partners, Oliver was Commercial Director at Think London, prior to which he held a number of positions within Barclays Bank, including leading the Inward Investment team where he assisted more than 500 companies establish a presence in the UK.

Peter Spring

Business Development Manager

Peter joined the Business Tourism team in 2007. His role focused on delivering networking events, major exhibitions and marketing campaigns to Partners. Since 2009 he has worked in the New Business team managing interest from private-sector businesses from Tourism, Inward Investment and Higher Education markets. Peter was born in England and raised in South Africa. After reading English and Drama at university he returned to the UK in 2007. He loves London's restaurants, theatres and nightlife.

Aly Garvey

Client Services Manager

As Client Services Manager, Aly has enjoyed working with Partners since 2008 and loves combining her talent for managing clients with her passion for London. She is dedicated to ensuring Partners are optimising their relationship and making sure they are happy. Prior to joining London & Partners, Aly worked for several years as the Client Services Manager for a London media company, Electric Airwaves, handling FTSE 100 clients and playing a key role in expanding the business. She then worked in Sydney followed by a stint at Saatchi & Saatchi, building up more than  eight years of Client Management experience. Aly loves the views of London from Greenwich Park and the buzz of Soho.

Lauren Manning

Lauren Manning

Client Services 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.