Our Team

Get to know the Brightelm team and how we can help you.

We are a close knit team with a wealth of experience in the events industry.

As a  dedicated team, we pride ourselves on delivering successful events and creating strong client relationships.

Rob Eveleigh – Managing Director

Our MD Rob is the owner and manager of Brightelm. He oversees the account management and project leadership responsibilities of the company.

He’s had a successful career in hospitality spanning the past 20 years, the last 10 of which have been dedicated to working with membership organisations.

Rob is an expert on association events and can help guide you to creating a successful event strategy.

Rob has also led the development of The Event Training Company and is the primary trainer for the Introduction to Online Event Management course.


Fun Fact: Rob can play the ‘Cello and can tap dance, just not at the same time.


Sarah Ameson


Commercial Sales and Marketing Specialist.

Sarah is a commercial sales and marketing expert with a background in both events and venues.

She has been integral to the success of a number of our existing sponsorship projects and has previously led sales acquisition for a number of exhibitions.


Fun Fact: Sarah once dressed up as Grommit for International Confex, this was obviously early on in her events career.


Jon Richards


Project Manager.

Jon looks after the delivery of projects and events at Brightelm. Jon has spent most of his career organising events, with five of these years as an events manager for an association.


Fun Fact: Jon played guitar in a covers band at University, and can still just about remember how to play Teenage Dirtbag by Wheatus”


Anne-Marie Robathan


Executive Assistant.

With an extensive career in executive support and event management, Anne-Marie ensures the day-to-day in the office runs smoothly.


Fun Fact: Anne-Marie has a fear of sharks and did not expect to see 11 Great Whites whilst on a boat trip in California with her family. Safe to say she did not get in the sea much after that!