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Meet the team behind Speciality & Fine Food Fair...

Event Manager

Nicky Woods

Nicola Woods
Event Manager
+44(0)20 7886 3062

Nicola has worked across many of our food, drink and hospitality events but has always had a soft spot for Speciality & Fine Food Fair, so she is delighted to be working on it once again and as Event Manager! She is a passionate foodie and really excited about discovering the array of quality food and drink on offer and hearing from so many passionate producers. Nicola is really looking forward to working with the speciality and fine food community to help shape an amazing Fair for 2024!   

SFFF 22 Team

You can contact the Speciality & Fine Food Fair team using the contact details below. If you're not sure who to speak to then just email and we'll make sure the right person gets back to you.



Isabelle McKeever
Senior Commercial Executive
+44 (0)20 7886 3079

Isabelle is delighted to be on the Speciality & Fine Food Fair team and back in the exhibitions game within a field that she is passionate about. This year’s show continues to build on highlighting innovative start-ups and bringing the latest sustainable businesses to market. As a keen wine enthusiast, Isabelle enjoys discovering the latest drink trends and hopes to expand our growing Drinks Cabinet for 2024.


Dermot O’Brien
Commercial Executive
+44(0)20 3350 1348

As his waistline will bear witness, Dermot is no stranger to fine food and wine. He is incredibly excited to be working on the Uk’s premier event for artisanal produce and looking forward to helping companies small and large make the most of their time in Kensington. This year’s show generated huge interest, both nationally and internationally. With leading figures from all fields of this amazing industry, Dermot is constantly energised at the innovation, passion and dedication of the specialist producers who make this show what it is, year after year.

International Sales

James Murray

James Murray
International Sales Director
+44 (0)20 7886 3094

James is responsible for international participation at the Fair and loves discovering new and exciting products to get involved. He was with Montgomery when we launched Speciality & Fine Food Fair over two decades ago and is really proud to be involved in such a fabulous showcase of gourmet and artisanal products. 


Marina Stewart
International Sales Manager
+44 (0)20 7886 3096

Originally from Malaysia and was working with EMI Music (M) for 7 years promoting EMI artists such as Coldplay, Robbie Williams, Kylie and the Gorillaz. Love brought Marina to the good ol' blightly. Her favourite F word is FOOD! Thus, she's excited and honoured to be part of SFFF team. On top of that, Marina is a feeder and loves cooking and baking, so being in this industry is a dream come true for her!



Cameron Ellis
International Sales Executive
+44 (0)20 3349 8145

Cameron recently graduated from Newcastle University after studying Sociology. He has always had a love for trying fine food and wine, especially at the weekends. Cameron looks forward to joining the team and helping discover new trends in the food and drink industry

Marketing and Content


Amy Spargo
Marketing Manager
+44 (0)20 3696 4854

Amy is the Marketing Manager for Speciality & Fine Food Fair. Her favourite thing about working on Speciality & Fine Food Fair is finding out about all of the amazing small producers in the industry and the latest trends that are emerging. She is originally from Cornwall so grew up surrounded by amazing produce and loves nothing more than exploring all the new restaurants when she goes back to visit, Amy also really enjoys cooking and trying out new recipes.


 Isabelle Norris
Marketing Executive
+44 (0)20 3696 4854 3033

Isabelle is the Marketing Executive for Speciality & Fine Food Fair and also across other food events. She has come over from Australia and is excited to discover what the Fair has to offer and all the new innovations being bought to the food & drink sector here in London.

Phoebe Dunn

Phoebe Dunn
Content Manager
+44 (0)20 7886 3066

Phoebe has recently joined Montgomery as Content Manager which means she is responsible for curating our cutting-edge content programmes. With over seven years’ experience producing and running experiential events, she is really excited to join the Speciality & Fine Food Fair team and immerse herself in the food and beverages industry. Eating and drinking are also Phoebe's favourite past times so she can’t wait to sample the finest produce on offer at the event!


Annabel Stalley
Content Executive
+44 (0)20 7886 3137

Annabel is the Content Executive for Speciality & Fine Food Fair, but also works across all our hospitality, food, and drink events. She loves discovering new food and drink products and Speciality & Fine Food Fair is the perfect place to do this, which is why she is so excited to be a part of such an amazing event!

Andrew Pantelli

Andrew Pantelli
Project Director - Pitch Live and Speciality & Fine Food Fair Awards
+44 (0) 20 7886 3074

Andrew has worked with the Montgomery Group for nearly 20 years, having spent much of his time in commercial roles across the Montgomery Events portfolio. After a short time away from the business, Andrew couldn’t keep away and returned to the Montgomery family to look after special projects, partnerships, and visitor attractions across the different food a drink shows. The Speciality & Fine Food Fair holds a very special place in Andrew’s heart, as he loves working with the unique community of exhibitors and visitors and of course the newest and most unique food products in the market.

Nicola Macdonald

Nicola Macdonald
PR Director
+44 (0)20 7886 3002

Nicola is always on the hunt for the latest trends and debates shaking up the food, drink and hospitality sectors, and loves coming across genuinely different and inspiring ideas. Her background in both journalism and PR means she prioritises writing informative and relevant content for our shows and partners. If you've got some news to shout about then get in touch!


Kate Bridle

Kate Bridle
Operations Manager
+44 (0)20 7886 3088

Kate is the operations manager for Speciality & Fine Food Fair and is passionate about building beautiful shows as well as ensuring exhibitors have a smooth & enjoyable experience from beginning to end. Away from the exhibition, you will find her in the kitchen or running after her two daughters. 


Olivia Lark
Operations Assistant
+44 (0)20 7886 3003

Olivia is an Operations Assistant at Montgomery Group and is thrilled to be working on the Speciality & Fine Food Fair. She loves being a part of building great shows and then watching them come to life. She has a passion for the food and drink industry and loves testing new recipes and discovering new brands. In her free time, Olivia is usually found exploring new restaurants around London.


Livy Ellis
Operations Executive

Livy is an Operations Assistant at Montgomery Group and is excited to be working on Speciality & Fine Food Fair. She loves being part of such an incredible team and watching the shows come to life. In her spare time, Livy can be found exploring new restaurants around London or trying out exciting new recipes at home.