Meet The Team

The Sundial SOS team bring a wide range of experience and expertise to the business. They each share a common passion to work collaboratively with clients to help find the right venue for their needs and to deliver the best possible event.

Rebecca Carter

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Being General Manager of Sundial SOS is a great privilege.

I joined Sundial Group over 12 years ago (2003), and over those years have been fortunate enough to gain valuable experience in all aspects of the the hospitality business; from understanding what it takes to run a venue successfully, to finding venues, to delivering excellent client and supplier relationships, to managing and building a strong and happy team.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, two young girls (who give me a lot of different challenges to contend with!) as well as visiting the theatre and enjoying a glass of wine (or two) with my friends!

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Fiona Arrowsmith

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I joined Sundial SOS in May 2010, having spent many years working for different hotel groups, both venue and agency-side.

In my current role as Account Manager, I work with a range of exciting clients, providing them with knowledge, help and support when they’re organising their events, as well as providing management information.

When not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family, walking my dog, Harry, and going to the theatre.

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Rachel Buswell

Account Manager

I started working for SOS in May 2012 after finishing an Event Management degree at Sheffield Hallam University.

I began my career as Venue Finding Consultant and progressed to Account Manager in 2016. I now manage our key accounts from a variety of industry sectors; Food and Beverage, Automotive, Construction and Education.

My role involves venue finding, negotiating multi-year deals, implementing tailored client booking processes and consulting clients in all aspects of their venue finding needs. I’m often required to be on-site at client events, supporting clients whilst their event runs, which I love. I’m also the Sundial SOS expert on venues in France, Sweden and Brussels.

Outside of work I like spending time with my friends and family and I enjoy swimming and walking.

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Laura Brewster

Business Support Analyst

I joined Sundial SOS in 2004 as Venue Finding Consultant after completing a BA degree in Leisure Management at University College Birmingham.

My role is now Business Support Analyst, which involves me working on a number of projects ranging from; managing our client’s Billback systems, overseeing all commercial aspects of the business and supporting the team in all aspects of our business.

I’m responsible for our supplier relationships and organising the ‘Knowledge Programme’ for the team, helping to ensure everyone has a wide knowledge and experience of the venues we recommend to our clients. I also manage our IT system, ensuring it’s always working as efficiently as possible for us all.

When I’m not at work I enjoy spending time with my friends and family.

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Lisa Neophitou

Senior Venue Finding Consultant

I joined SOS in February 2015, having previously worked in the Sales department at Sundial’s Highgate House venue which provided me with great experience and insight in the operations of all kinds of events.

As Venue Finding Consultant, I’m responsible for (and enjoy) finding tthe perfect venue for our clients. With such a diverse range of clients, it’s always rewarding to deliver a range of events that meet everyone’s differing needs.

Outside the office, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, cooking and eating good food, and running in the countryside.

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Sophie Mackintosh

Venue Finding Consultant

I started working at Sundial SOS in 2006 as Venue Finding Consultant, building relationships with our existing clients and supporting them with their meeting and event needs.

I’m responsible for managing all group accommodation briefs, offering clients one point of contact when booking bedrooms for large events. I also enjoy accompanying clients on venue site inspections and offering them guidance with their venue decision-making process.

Away from work, I have two young children who keep me very busy! I also enjoy dining out and enjoying a glass of nice wine with friends and family.

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