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At 8 Northumberland Avenue it's clear to see that we adore our jobs. Our MD and founder Charles Boyd has instilled this love and knowledge for events and our venue across the team. Quite simply we can't be persuaded that anywhere beyond our centrally located London venue is quite as wow a place to work and that's why you'll see familiar happy faces over the years. The ethos of our team is to strive to continue to learn, to deliver above and beyond expectations and to feel that buzz of events through to our core.

Charles Boyd


Charles has a wealth of experience in hospitality, catering and venues, having founded one of the largest catering companies in the UK before turning his hand to develop the historic 8 Northumberland Avenue event space. His mission is to ensure that London's most central venue is looking at its best for your event, that the team are constantly pushing boundaries and that technology and modern ideas are at the forefront of the event space.

Adrian Brain


Following four years studying catering and hospitality Adrian honed his operational experience at Michelin restaurants before moving onto high profile events. He started working with Charles Boyd in 1997 where they won numerous high profile catering contracts including the Queen’s garden parties at Buckingham Palace. His extensive experience means he ensures the core company operations run smoothly and oversee delivery of all businesses and financial controls for the venue and your event.

Lindsay Marshall-Ward

Director of Operations and Customer Experience

Lindsay has been with 8 Northumberland Avenue since the venue opened its doors giving her infinite knowledge on London's most central venue and will ensure your expectations are exceeded. As the main point of contact for the most prestigious events in London, Lindsay's professionalism is of the highest calibre and will oversee this is maintained throughout your event.

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Sami Badrakhan

Sales and Marketing Director

Olivia Firth

Sales Manager

Olivia’s experience lies in London conference venues but this really is her favourite venue as it’s so flexible and unusual. Her extensive knowledge means she knows this market extremely well and loves to provide suggestions to give that added twist to your event, in order to really impress your delegates. Equally as passionate about awards dinners and product launches, she’s excited to suggest ideas for your event.

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Hayley Economou

Key Account Manager

Hayley joined our central London venue team during her University placement year and when she graduated we snapped her up permanently. Three years later and she still loves the venue as much as in that first year. Her experience with us gives her extensive knowledge of all aspects of this central London venue. She knows the space inside out, upside down and how best to maximise it for your event.

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Chloe Brack

Marketing Manager

Leanne Carr

Sales Executive

Natasha Perkins

Marketing and Sales Coordinator

Taylor Harvey

Sales Coordinator

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