London & Partners Convention Bureau Team

London & Partners is the official convention bureau for London. As part of the Mayor of London's promotional organisation, whether you are visiting London on business or leisure, our team can help you access our city like no one else.

Convention Bureau Services

Fiona Plumpton, Event Solutions Manager

Fiona Plumpton

Head of Convention Bureau Services

Fiona manages our convention bureau services team and has a wealth of knowledge about London venues built up over 17 years in the industry. Fiona is also responsible for clients wishing to book our fabulous event space, The Tower Room.

Katarina Vargova

Senior Business Development Manager- Corporate

With an extensive background in hospitality, Katarina understands how to help you unlock London and find a solution to your event needs.

Rina Monastirli

Katerina Monastirli

Business Development Manager- Corporate

Katerina has over 15 years experience in sales and event management in the corporate and hospitality industry. Katerina is always happy to help with any enquiry, big or small and offers support and inspiration about London.


Barbara Jamison

Head of Business Development - Europe

Barbara is responsible for European Business Tourism sales and strategy. She has extensive experience within all sectors of inbound tourism to London and the UK and is the current Site GB Chapter President. Barbara has lived and worked in France and Germany and is fluent in both languages.

Martina Heinsohn

Business Development Manager - Europe

Martina came to London 25 years ago to do her MBA in international business. She has a strong corporate background and joined London & Partners in August 2017 as a Business Development Manager for Europe. She is supporting Barbara Jamison in identifying and developing new MICE business opportunities in Europe and in driving European sales.

North America and Long Haul

Contact Chris Lynn

Chris Lynn

Vice President - North American & Emerging Markets

Chris has led overseas market development for business tourism since 2003, based in New York. With a focus currently on North and Latin America and experience in Asia Pacific. Chris loves to inspire clients to maximise their experience with London and secure business success.

Joshua Novick

Vice President, North America

Joshua joined London & Partners in 2013 after four years at a US-based tour operator specializing in European destinations. This knowledge of Europe and experience in sales now helps him cater to London & Partner's North American clientele and their needs.


Zanine Adams

Head of Business Events

At London & Partners since 2005, Zanine played a central role in helping National Olympic Committees with their hospitality needs during London 2012. Overseeing UK sales activity, she now applies expertise gained from an international career to create and amplify event opportunities across the city. Zanine is also very active within the events industry, having been President of ISES UK (International Special Events Society) in 2010.

Deborah Kelly

Head of UK Sales

Deborah handles international events and conventions for London from the UK market. She works with leading event agencies to unlock London for events and experiential brand activations, and also supports our Partners by helping to secure even more award-winning international business events for London. An MPI Board Director, Deborah joined London & Partners in 2014 from Marketing Manchester where she spent six years working within both the marketing and business tourism teams.



Suzanne Singleton

Head of Associations

Suzanne’s background is in the hotel hospitality sector and she was formerly part of the MICE sales team at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge and The Grove, home of the 2016 British Masters golf. Suzanne works closely with all the large venues, global hotels, and suppliers to create the London bid.

Serena Tallarico

Business Development Manager – Associations

A fluent Italian and Spanish speaker, Serena joined London & Partners from Westminster University. Now part of the association team, Serena specialises in citywide housing and social venues.

Our London stories

Watch our convention bureau team reveal their favourite event venues and personal London stories.