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Meet The Team
Managing Director – Roger Davis
ROGER has a life steeped in entertainment. From a professional musician and recording artist in the 1960s, he worked as a booker across a number of agencies in the Yorkshire region before starting the agency in 1989. Roger now takes a part time role in the running of the business but still oversees its development. Away from the office, Roger is still hugely keen on music, continuing to write and perform his own songs, and has a passion for all things IT, developing the inhouse software programme Agent2000, which has been sold to in excess of 100 fellow entertainment agencies.
Roger is a Fellow of The Entertainment Agents’ Association GB
Joint Managing / Sales Director – Mark Davis
MARK joined the company in 1993 following a brief stint with accountancy firm Grant Thornton, and having quickly realised that he preferred watching comedians live than checking endless client invoices….. Whilst finding it hard to switch off from work, Mark recently studied for a business degree in 2016 and loves walking his dogs across the Yorkshire countryside. He has an avid interest in most sports and is a keen amateur snooker player and gym fanatic. On Sundays…
Mark is a Fellow of The Entertainment Agents’ Association GB
Financial Director / Company Secretary – Margaret Davis
MARGARET has been our accountant, book-keeper and paymaster since conception and is the go to person for all things financial. Outside of the office, Margaret has been a keen dancer since her teens and still tap dances weekly, in addition to her involvement in various local charitable and community organisations.
Sales Manager – Chantal Charnock
CHANTAL joined the company as a part time assistant in 2012 whilst studying for a degree in Ancient History at Manchester University. She couldn’t bear the thought of a serious career and decided to join the company full time in 2014. Since then, she has passed a GDL at BPP University and is looking forward to a career in law, on the basis they pay more than we do. This half explains her passion for shopping, fashion and all things ancient!
Administrator – Mary Rowell
MARY recently took early retirement as a solicitor and handles all contracts and administration. Outside of the office, she is a classic car fanatic, and is regularly found in restaurants across the globe sampling tasting menus. And drinking fine wine.
Administrator – Melissa Bateman
MELISSA is usually the first voice to be heard on the phone, handling most enquiries and slowly building up a knowledge of entertainment in order to advise future clients. She is an amateur chef and professional wine taster….
Social Media – Emily Ward
EMILY is based in Central London and manages all our Social Media and website updates. She loves to travel the World, and probably explains why she is never in the office and works remotely wherever she is.
Security – Jasper (Senior) Maisy and Dave
JASPER is a Cavalier King Charles and despite his preference to spend most of the day sleeping under a desk, he still accepted his promotion as head of security at our HQ and ensure most issues go unnoticed. At almost 10 years old, he is adjusting to his impending retirement where he will do much the same thing as he used to.
MAISY is a 5 year old Shih Tzu, and has spent much of that time trained by Jasper, who has taken her from cheeky, lively pesky puppy, to a lazy dog that sleeps all day. Except when for 10am breakfast and 11am treat time when she stands to attention. She is our front of house meet and greet and will be the first point of contact for visitors to the office.
DAVE is a freelance security expert and our most recent addition to the office. He covers the grounds outside as well as ensuring he has a paw on what’s going on inside the office. His bark is the first thing all visitors hear, followed by the thump of his newest toy dropped at your feet.
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