New appointments to support growth and drive for sustainability
Freemans Event Partners has expanded its team with the appointment of two high level senior roles within sustainability and commercial partnerships.
Chloe Lloyd joins the Gloucester-based multi-service event provider as Sustainability Manager, while Ross Parker takes up the role of Head of Commercial Partnerships.
Both Chloe and Ross bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience, to help to take Freemans Event Partners into the next stage of growth.
Chloe Lloyd named as new Sustainability Manager.
Chloe joins Freemans Event Partners with a track record of setting and delivering environmental goals and agendas, through her previous position with the Environment Agency.
Within the Environment Agency, Chloe held the roles of Warranted Waste Environment Officer and more recently Sustainable Business Partner for London, West & East Midlands.
While in this role, Chloe and her team picked up a prestigious accolade at the 2022 edie Sustainability Leaders Awards, the world’s largest sustainable business awards scheme. Their efforts in delivering on Net Zero saw them awarded the Net Zero Carbon Strategy of the Year award.
Stephen Freeman, CEO of Freemans Event Partners comments: “We’re thrilled to welcome Chloe to the family. It has been one of my ambitions this year to bring in a dedicated Sustainability Manager. Someone who can set the culture and the tone for what we do but have the skills to deliver our ESG priorities and help to create a best-in-class event experience.
“Chloe is hugely experienced in doing just this, and with an award-winning background I’m very excited to see what she brings to the table.”
Ross Parker joins as Head of Commercial Partnerships.
Ross Parker also joins Freemans Event Partners, as its new Head of Commercial Partnerships.
From 2012 to 2018, Ross served as the Head of Sponsorship for the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) and until recently was the Head of Commercial Partnerships at the NEC Group.
Ross’s remit will be to develop and implement strategies which drive client and partner relationships, with a particular focus across high street, technologies, payment solutions and emerging markets.
Stephen Freeman, continues:
“Ross comes to us with a tremendous pedigree having spent 11 years with the PGA and the last four with NEC Group. His knowledge and experience in the field is world class, he’s shown himself to be a great operator in sales and business development and we couldn’t be happier that he is joining the Freemans Event Partners’ team.”
Simon Boddy: Simon@ambitiouspr.co.uk
About Freemans Event Partners
Freemans Event Partners was established in 1975 by Stephen Freeman Senior. The company has grown from a single fish and chips outlet at Silverstone to now operating across a wide range of iconic events and venues, from sporting events and tournaments to music festivals and immersive experiences.
Freemans Event Partners provides a multi-service offering bespoke to each event and venue. From building food and beverage villages to deploying payment solutions and brand activations, covering every aspect of the event delivery to enhance the customer’s experience.
Freemans Event Partners provides event solutions to over 400 of the UK and Europe’s biggest events and venues, from Silverstone, Twickenham and The DP World Tour to the Boomtown Fair and Victorious festival.