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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Maria Plumbridge

Venue Finding Consultant

I started working for Sundial SOS in March 2017 and have been in the industry since 2012, working for another midlands based agency. I also worked in HR for a short period of time in-between.

As part of the Venue Finding Team, my role involves communicating with venues and negotiating rates to get the best options for our clients. I also enjoy working with a range of clients and attending industry and networking events.

In my spare time I enjoy cooking, spending time with my family, going out with friends and running (or trying to!).

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Hannah Marshall

Venue Finding Consultant

I have joined Sundial SOS this year as part of my International Events Management Degree. Once I have completed my placement, I will go back to Sheffield Hallam University with my industry experience and complete my final year.

My role is Venue Finding Consultant. I am responsible for listening and understanding the clients’ requirements and finding venue solutions to meet and exceed their needs. I look forward to my involvement in the other elements of my role, such as; negotiation and site visits.

I enjoy spending my personal time swimming and catching up with friends.

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Sean Coxon

Client Engagement Manager

My work with Sundial SOS brings me into contact with a wide range of businesses and interesting people. Whether it’s a creative marketing conference, Learning & Development Programme or a special event there is always a unique set of requirements for each customer.

While I don’t get directly involved in venue finding it’s my role to find those that need our help so that I can introduce them to our fabulous team.

When I am not working I am usually found doing something adventurous. I love obstacle racing which generally involves running, getting wet, muddy, cold, climbing or jumping over stuff and basically being a big kid.  I love the gym and bootcamp but I am equally at home with my feet up, beer in hand watching rugby, cricket or football.

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