Wellcome Collection Event Spaces appoints new talent
Wellcome Collection has announced the appointment of three new members to its events team, following a £17.5 million refurbishment this year. Costas Sarkas has been appointed sales and events coordinator, Roxanne Kerr as the events spaces administrator and Przemyslaw Haberka re-joins as hospitality manager.
Costas joins from the private hires team at Rich Mix, East London’s independent arts venue. As sales and events coordinator, Costas will be responsible for overall account management, running events, building and maintaining relationships with repeat clients as well as developing partnerships with new clients.
Costas comments, “I am looking forward to contributing to the successful delivery of the meetings and events in the Welcome Collection Conference Centre. Especially during such a significant point for the venue following its huge redevelopment.”
Przemyslaw Haberka re-joins as hospitality manager, having initially joined The Wellcome Collection in 2010 as hospitality supervisor and temporarily leaving during the refurbishment. Przemyslaw’s new senior role will include overseeing the smooth catering operation within Wellcome Collection.
On returning Przemyslaw says, “I am delighted that I have the opportunity to come back to Wellcome Collection, it feels just like coming back home. It’s very exciting that I now get to play such a big role in the delegates’ experience by delivering first-class hospitality. “
As events spaces administrator, Roxanne’s will focus on the day-to-day running and support of the events team, as well as covering the logistics of events whilst colleagues are on annual leave.
“I am very lucky to join the Wellcome Collection events spaces at such an exciting time” says Roxanne, “I am passionate about the Wellcome Trust’s dedication to improving health. I am eager to step into my new role and start discovering events within the capital.”
Daniel Caleb, event spaces manager at Wellcome Collection adds, “Along with our refreshed interior, the latest additions bring with them a fresh and varied outlook into the events industry. I very much look forward to working closely with Costas, Przemyslaw and Roxanne to reinforce our position as the only destination for medical science organisations.”
Wellcome Collection, London is distinguished for hosting high profile medical science-related conferences and events as well as receptions from charities and other corporate sectors.