Catering and event management specialists Smart Group, has appointed Stephen Lawrence managing director of Battersea Evolution and seasonal venues.
Lawrence joins Smart Group from Ultimate Experience, a subsidiary of The Concerto Group, where he worked for 21 years and held the position of managing director for five years. During his tenure, Lawrence managed Concerto’s extensive seasonal venue portfolio and managed countless high profile events for many of the UK’s leading blue chip companies and consumer brands.
In his new role, Lawrence will be responsible for overseeing strategy and driving commercial activity for Smart at Battersea Evolution, as well as manage the group’s Christmas venue hires and summer party products. Lawrence will report directly into Greg Lawson, Smart Group’s founder and CEO.