Claire Groves

Business Manager

Claire has a wealth of experience in corporate events management, predominantly within the legal sector. She holds a first class honours degree in Leisure, Events and Cultural Management, and a diploma in Industrial Studies. Claire manages all aspects of running the company and is always keen to find new and improved ways of doing business more effectively. Every day working for David Meade is different. One of Claire’s favourite aspects of her job is chatting to new and existing clients about how David’s world-class presentation and entertainment style can really bring their events to life.

Roisin Starkey

Assistant Business Manager

For over thirty years Roisin has been employed as Production Manager, Event Manager and Personal Assistant offering professional and efficient support at the BBC, Odyssey Arena, Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke, GNI Magazine and now David Meade Events. This has furnished her with a wide range of skills and experience including administration, operations & facilities management and events. Roisin is both spontaneous and creative in dealing with unforeseen or unplanned events which means that she can take on all that is thrown at her in her current role.

Nikki Bell

Business Administrator

Nikki is the newest member to our team at David Meade.

Kelly Rock

Sales and Marketing Project Manager

Kelly has over 10 year’s experience in Marketing, Publishing and Key Account Management. Kelly holds a Degree in Business Studies from Glasgow Caledonian.  Kelly joined David’s team in 2018, and hopes to introduce new clients to David’s vast portfolio of research and knowledge.  Expanding new channels for the business is a key aim and Kelly’s professional approach will ensure clients get the best experience possible. Kelly is looking forward to opening up new opportunities for the business.

Kathy Hanna

Associate Director of Wellbeing

Kathy is a qualified Counsellor, Trainer and Human Resource Professional.  As a personal and professional development specialist with extensive experience in the corporate application of mental health principles, she has established a reputation for working with individuals and businesses, to aid positive impactful transformation. Cathy is CIPD accredited, and her professionalism has been recognised as both a Finalist in the Ulster Tatler Business Woman of the Year, and Excellence in Professional Services with Women in Business.

Natalie Murphy

Tour Manager

Natalie graduated in 2011 with a BA Hons in Drama from the University of Ulster. Natalie has worked as Stage Manager and Production Manager with many Northern Irish theatre companies including GBL Productions, Bruiser Theatre Company, Tinderbox Theatre Company, Big Telly Theatre Company and Prime Cut Productions. Recent stage management credits include Aladdin (SSE Arena, Belfast), Fire Below (Lyric Theatre, Belfast & Abbey Theatre, Dublin), Red (Prime Cut Productions, Lyric Theatre, Belfast), and The Faerie Thorn (Big Telly Theatre Company, UK & Germany tour). Other notable credits include Puckoon (Big Telly Theatre Company, G.B. & Ireland Tour), Cabaret (Bruiser Theatre Company, The MAC, Belfast) and Dancing Shoes (GBL Productions, Grand Opera House, Belfast).

Aaron Butler


Chief Creative Officer at VideoWizard.TV, Aaron specialises in creating corporate and branded content which is both visually engaging and mentally stimulating. He has worked with the team at David Meade Ltd to direct and produce our corporate and e-learning videos, which have been used with clients worldwide.

Jonathan Carter

Technical Support

Jonathan is an experienced engineer, videographer, lighting technician and project manager, who is integral to the success of David’s tour year after year. As the Business Development Manager at AV Hire, his reliability and high standards make him an integral part of our team.

Ellen Turley

Ellen has recently transformed our side office into an amazing recording space. With her creative flair and eye for detail she’s created our very own in-house recording studio.