Introducing our Creative Director: Marc Allott

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Marc Allott as Creative Director. Marc has over 25 years of experience in the creative industry, his most recent role being Creative Strategy Director at ICF Next. Throughout his career, Marc has delivered external and internal communications campaigns and events for a broad portfolio of global blue chip clients across finance, tech, automotive, and energy sectors. 

As Creative Director, Marc will draw on his extensive experience to enrich our creative event proposition. Reinforcing the existing strengths and capabilities across the team, Marc will support the consolidation of our position as an adaptive, strategic and creatively innovative events partner. 

Commenting on his appointment, Marc said: “From the outset I have been impressed by the company-wide passion for our clients and the industry. 

“Events is an industry that doesn’t sit still, and creativity is a skill that can’t sit still either. I’m excited to capitalise on this constant movement to create a really bright future with First Event. We’re already off to a great start, and I’ve been blown away by how the entire team is eager to find new ways to progress and develop, together.

“I’m looking forward to helping First Event grow, offering value in new ways to meet the evolving needs of our clients”. 

We also recently welcomed Alex Stonall to the team as Account Director, bringing with her over 15 years of experience in events, including her most recent role at DRPG. 

Commenting on the new hires, Richard Murphy, our Group Managing Director said:

“At First Event we’ve always been at the forefront of innovation, both through the bespoke experiences we create for our clients, and the results that this generates for their stakeholders. Marc and Alex are the perfect additions to our already strong team. These industry powerhouses are equipped with skills that will allow our clients to capitalise even further on our wrap-around service, helping to bring them closer to their business goals.”