Meet The Team

Chris Norrington
Chris Norrington General Manager

With 20 years working in events & hospitality, Chris brought his vast knowledge and experience to H.G. Wells in 2006. His goals are to keep the venue successful and affordable and believes this is achieved through exceptional customer service, offering value for money providing a 5* product for our clients. 

Paul Hockley
Paul Hockley Events Manager

Paul joined the Events Team in 2006. Originally from Woking Paul has worked up and down the country developing his skills in customer service and team management. Paul is now the Events Manager, having applied the same commitment to hard work, detail and customer satisfaction that were indicative of the previous positions he has held.

Ian Jones
Ian Jones Sales Office Assitant
Gill Laing
Gill Laing Receptionist

Gill has worked as a part-time receptionist at H G Wells Conference & Events centre since 2006. She has a background in Sales & Marketing and also in hospitality.

Stephen Sinclair
Stephen Sinclair Assistant Events Manager

Stephen joined the team in June 2011, he has been working in hospitality industry since the age of 16, including some very high profile restaurants. He worked for Marco Pierre White as a General Manager for 7 years. His customer service standards are very high standard and will always go out his way to make sure you receive a 5 star service. 

Stephen Bes
Stephen Bes Assistant Events Team
Chris Norrington

Chris Norrington

General Manager
Paul Hockley

Paul Hockley

Events Manager
Ian Jones

Ian Jones

Sales Office Assitant
Gill Laing

Gill Laing

Receptionist
Stephen Sinclair

Stephen Sinclair

Assistant Events Manager
Stephen Bes

Stephen Bes

Assistant Events Team