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Our staff team

Senior Staff Team

Responsible for the staff team divisions (Campaigns & Communications, Commercial, Support and Information) and reporting directly to the National Executive

Tom Stainer
Chief Executive

Responsible for Communications, Campaigns & Volunteer Services

Jane Eason
Chief of Campaigns and Communications

Responsible for Communications and Campaigns

Tony Lewis
Chief Commercial Officer

Responsible for Trading, Events & Membership

Anita Newland-Smith
Chief Support Officer/Company Secretary

Responsible for Finance & Beer Festival Support, Logistics, HR & H&S

Gregory Rycroft
Chief Information Officer

Responsible for IT along with delivery and development of CAMRA’s Digital Futures strategy


Campaigns & Communications Division

Oversees CAMRA communication output and reputation management, press enquiries and digital platforms, including events. Responsible for internal communications, which includes the production our quarterly magazine (BEER), podcast (Pubs. Pints. People.), and online news site (What’s Brewing).

Responsible for coordinating campaigning and public affairs activity, campaign planning, research, assistance with national awards and general information services. First point of contact for queries on any beer, cider, pub or club campaigning.

Campaigns & Communications Team

Campaigns & Communications Team
Ellie Hudspith
Senior Campaigns and Communications Manager

Campaigns & Communications Team
Paul Edgeworth
Campaigns and Communications Manager

Leads on delivery public affairs activity and CAMRA’s secretariat support for EBCU

Campaigns & Communications Team
Camilla Weddell
Campaigns and Communications Officer

Support CAMRA’s campaigning activity through events, research projects and CAMRA’s network of branches.

Campaigns & Communications Team
Alexander Metcalfe
Campaigns and Communications Manager: Learn & Discover

Leads on the implementation of CAMRA’s Learning & Discovery programme.

Campaigns & Communications Team
Madeleine Hardman
Acting Campaigns and Communications Manager

Supports external public relations activity and oversees digital communications and social media channels

Campaigns & Communications Team
Matthew Rogers
Campaigns and Communications Officer

Supports the communications team and What’s Brewing production

Campaigns & Communications Team
Timothy Hampson
Managing Editor and Reporter (What's Brewing)

Responsible for editorial content on the What’s Brewing website & in BEER magazine

Campaigns & Communications Team
Kim Adams
Production Editor

Responsible for the design and layout of the What’s Brewing website and BEER magazine

Campaigns & Communications Team
Tori Wood
Campaigns and Communications Assistant

Campaigns & Communications Team
George Robbins
Campaigns and Communications Assistant

Campaigns & Communications Team
Harri Knight-Davis
Campaigns and Communications Assistant


Commercial Division

Made up of both the Trading & Events Marketing teams and the Membership team, this division is responsible for all national marketing projects, book marketing, sales and distribution, events, sponsorship, fundraising and branding along with providing support for our members.

Commercial Team

Commercial Team
Steve Mann
Business Development Manager

Responsible for developing sponsorship and sales revenue streams

Commercial Team
Alan Jones
Marketing Operations Officer

Events Team

Events Team
Amy Nash
Senior Events Manager

Overall responsibility for the events and festival team

Events Team
Stuart Grahame
Events Marketing Officer

Supports and promotes CAMRA’s national portfolio of events

Events Team
Louise Wilding
Events Assistant

Responsible for key activities within CAMRA’s events programme

Trading Team

Trading Team
Emma Haines
Trading Manager (Good Beer Guide)

Responsible for the production of the Good Beer Guide

Trading Team
Toby Langdon
Trading Sales & Marketing Officer

Provides sales and marketing support for publications department

Trading Team
Alan Murphy
Commissioning Editor

Commissions all new titles for CAMRA Books

Membership Team

Membership Team
John Cottrell
Head of Membership

Responsible for membership strategy, data and GDPR

Membership Team
Michael Lovell
Membership Marketing Officer

Responsible for the membership recruitment marketing strategy.

Membership Team
Caroline Clerembaux
Membership Team Supervisor

Membership services and service level delivery to members and volunteers

Membership Team
Matthew Holland
Membership Operations Officer

Membership operational processes

Membership Team
Nicky Shipp
Membership Officer

Contact for membership queries and branch awards

Membership Team
Ayesha Vekeria
Membership Officer

Contact for membership queries

Membership Team
Sarah Hall
Membership Officer

Contact for membership queries and branch awards

Membership Team
Amy York
Membership Officer

Contact for membership queries

Membership Team
Laura Coles
Events Recruitment Officer

Responsible for supporting membership recruitment at CAMRA events.


Support Division

This division is responsible for our financial strategy, budgets and business plans and ensuring smooth support across Logistics, HR and Health & Safety.

Finance & Beer Festival Support Team

Finance & Beer Festival Support Team
Anabel Patterson
Finance Manager

Oversee effective and efficient financial management procedures and controls.

Finance & Beer Festival Support Team
Liz Wickham
Finance & Beer Festival Support Officer

Support with effective and efficient financial management procedures and controls.

Finance & Beer Festival Support Team
Hope Humphreys
Finance & Beer Festival Support Assistant

Manage financial control of key income streams (books, membership subscriptions and product sales) and related stock management.

Finance & Beer Festival Support Team
Helen Curnow
Finance & Beer Festival Support Assistant

Support the administration and analysis of branch and beer festival finances, insurance and health and safety compliance.

Support Team

Support Team
Katie Armstrong
HR Administrator

HR policies, procedures, and processes support to all departments and processing of monthly payroll.

Support Team
Scott Rutherford
Health, Safety & Compliance Advisor/Office Manager

Oversees and implements health and safety compliance at the office, warehouse and external events

Support Team
Val Langford
Volunteer Support Manager

Co-ordinates and focuses CAMRA’s efforts to recruit, develop and support volunteers

Support Team
Jill Burder
Change Manager

Supports the warehouse to provide a high-quality service to shop purchasers, members and volunteers

Logistics Team

Logistics Team
Joshua Hough
Logistics Manager

Supervisor for all logistics and festival equipment activities

Logistics Team
Matthew Stevens
Warehouse Administrator & Operative

Contact for beer festival transport and booking enquiries

Logistics Team
Brian Woollard
Warehouse Operative

Picking, packing, and maintenance of all beer festival equipment

Logistics Team
Kevin Mawhood
Warehouse Operative

Picking, packing, and maintenance of all beer festival equipment

Logistics Team
Oliver Burder
Warehouse Operative

Picking, packing, and maintenance of all beer festival equipment

Logistics Team
Steve Powell
Warehouse Operative

Cooling expertise and maintenance


Information Division

This division is responsible for overseeing all IT operations, managing data resources, and developing digital products, ensuring technological efficiency and innovation align with CAMRA's strategic goals

IT Team

IT Team
Polo Lam
Senior IT Manager

Oversee all aspects of IT resourcing, operations, strategy, architecture and development.

IT Team
Lee Proctor
Senior Developer

Lead developer on all projects. Responsible for the maintaining of existing projects and implementation of new.

IT Team
Ashly McCunnin
IT Developer

Support development of all IT projects

IT Team
Jak Lawrence
IT DevOps Officer

Provides IT support for staff and volunteers and manages server environments and hosting

IT Team
Mogul Thongpreecha
Front End Digital Product Designer

Designer for all digital projects. Responsible for designing new systems and features in line with brand guidelines.


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