Meet the team

Find out more about Guy’s and St Thomas’ Education and Events Team

Charlotte Davis, Head of Commercial Education and Events

Charlotte Davis

Head of Commercial Education and Events (Maternity Leave)
*Currently on maternity leave* Charlotte has been working at Guy’s and St Thomas’ since September 2016. She is responsible for the strategic direction, operational overview, day to day management and development of the team. Charlotte loves a good holiday. When she isn’t on a plane or in another country she uses her spare time to keep up with her love of the arts.
Saeed Sadighi, Business Development Manager

Saeed Sadighi

Business Development Manager
Saeed has worked at Guy’s and St Thomas’s since April 2019 as Business Development Manager within the Visiting Professional Programme. Saeed likes sampling the culinary delights of Borough market and beyond as well as sharing stories about his home country of Iran.

Catherine Lecavalier

Business Development Manager
Catherine has been working for the NHS since 2020 and joined GSTT’s events team in 2022. She is responsible for the strategic planning of events business development, alongside the Head of Education and Events, and developing new educational events opportunities working closely with GSTT clinicians and the pharma industry. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, going to the theatre, hiking and following her favourite NHL team.
Claire Jackson, Marketing Executive

Claire Lewis

Marketing and Communications Manager
Claire joined the team in August 2016 and is responsible for all marketing activity for short courses, conferences, industry academies and Visiting Professional Programmes, as well as managing both Twitter and LinkedIn social media accounts and the website. In her spare time Claire enjoys interior styling, making jewellery and working out at the gym.

Georgia Featherstone

Programme Manager (Maternity Cover)
Georgia joined the Trust in January 2024, taking over the role and responsibilities of Programme Manager. Georgia oversees the events operations team and helps drive the delivery of the GSTT commercial event strategy whilst working alongside the Business Development manager to generate new business and projects. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys going to the gym and riding.
Tamanna Jahan, Events Executive

Tamanna Jahan

Programme Manager (Maternity Leave)
*Currently on maternity leave* Tam joined GSTT in May 2020. Tam heads the events team, helps drive the delivery of the GSTT commercial event strategy, supports on the operational leadership of the events and education offers. Tam also contributes to developing new business alongside the Business Development Manager. In her spare time she enjoys running her wedding and events photography business.

Kanchan Joshi

Event Executive
Kanchan has gained over 17 years of event management experience. She delivered a range of events including; CPD events, three-day residential conferences, roundtables, dinners and webinars. In her spare time she enjoys participating in fitness classes to stay fit, healthy and mindfulness. She also likes travelling to explore and learn about the different cultures.

Lydia Uthayakumar

Event Executive
Lydia is an Events Executive, having joined the Commercial Services team in January 2024. She has 8 years of experience in marketing and events in the corporate sector. Lydia holds a Business Management degree from Plymouth University.
Xara Machmer, Education and Events Coordinator

Xara Machmer

Education and Events Coordinator
Xara joined the team in March 2022. She works on the full end to end event management of our short courses, conferences and industry supported activity. In her spare time Xara enjoys reading, photography and motivating people.
Seren Evans

Seren Evans

Visiting Professional Programme Executive
Seren has been working within the NHS since January 2019 and joined the Events team in September 2022. Seren manages the operational side of the VPP and ICFP, liaising with different departments and clinicians across the Trust to increase our portfolio of departments. Seren also manages the admin team and works closely with supporting them on a day to day basis, as well as the business development manager to help with new projects. In her spare time she loves nature walks, trying new restaurants and studying for her degree.
Rebecca Gokool, Senior Visiting Professional Programme Administrator

Rebecca Gokool

Senior Visiting Professional Programme Administrator
Rebecca joined the team in 2018. She manages VPP applications and organises placements, supervises and mentors the VPP Assistant, manages the implementation and overall management of the VPP systems, control processes and risk management arrangements to ensure effective delivery of the service as well as managing all financial procedures for the programmes. In her spare time Rebecca enjoys visiting care homes, interior designing and sharing her knowledge and experience about effective and affordable skincare.
Maria Thomas

Maria Thomas

Visiting Professional Programme Administration Assistant
Maria works alongside the senior administrator managing VPP applications and assisting with the administration for placements that have been agreed by GSTT departments. In her spare time, Maria enjoys planning holidays and trips and salsa dancing.