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

Ian Jones has been part of the team since february 2015 and brings with him his experience from the hotel world.

Ian's role as a sales assistant means, he is responsible for planning and coordinating all of our in-house events

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.

Livia Stephenson
Livia Stephenson Assistant Events Manager

Livia is part of the Event Manager's team and supports with all the events operationally.

Jimmy Wan
Jimmy Wan Assistant Events Manager

Jimmy is part the event manager's team and assists with all events opperationally. 

 

Egle Mecinskaite-Olivi
Egle Mecinskaite-Olivi Financial Assitant

Egle is our financial assitant here at HG Wells and handles all aspects of our finances.

Joe Palmer
Joe Palmer Events Assistant

Joe is a newest recruit at H.G. Wells. Joe role envolves setting up for events and helping the events managers operationally.

Michelle Chilcott
Michelle Chilcott Sales Manager

Michelle joins us with a wealth of knowledge in both events and sales. Having worked for numerous hotel groups and stand alone venues Michelle passion and enthusiasm for events knows no bounds!

Michelle’s role here at H.G. Wells is finding new business for the centre and account managing all of our wonderful clients! In addition to this Michelle also looks after and delivers all aspects of the marketing and manages the sales team.

Outside of work Michelle is a keen netballer and umpire.

Bianca Frazao da Silva Ramos
Bianca Frazao da Silva Ramos Receptionist

Bianca has worked as a part-time receptionist at H G Wells Conference & Events centre since September of 2017. Originally from Brazil, she has a background in Customer Services and she brought to our team the warm welcome from her country to our clients and guests.

Chris Norrington

Chris Norrington

General Manager
Paul Hockley

Paul Hockley

Events Manager
Ian Jones

Ian Jones

Sales Office Assitant
Gill Laing

Gill Laing

Receptionist
Livia Stephenson

Livia Stephenson

Assistant Events Manager
Jimmy Wan

Jimmy Wan

Assistant Events Manager
Egle Mecinskaite-Olivi

Egle Mecinskaite-Olivi

Financial Assitant
Joe Palmer

Joe Palmer

Events Assistant
Michelle Chilcott

Michelle Chilcott

Sales Manager
Bianca Frazao da Silva Ramos

Bianca Frazao da Silva Ramos

Receptionist