Geoff Fenlon leaves ICC Birmingham for Scottish education sector

The International Convention Centre
(ICC) Birmingham’s
 
General Manager Geoff
Fenlon
 has left his post to become the
Principal and Chief Executive of a college.

Following four years at the ICC, Fenlon will take up his
new post at Carnegie College in Fife, Scotland.

Speaking to CN in October 2010, Fenlon said “One of
the greatest things about the events industry is the great sense of satisfaction
when an event comes
together.”

Fenlon spent 13 years as a Royal Navy Logistics officer,
during this time he held various
appointments including lecturer at
the Air Engineering School in Portsmouth. He served during the first Gulf
War, where he was awarded the Joint Commander’s Special Commendation for his role as JHQ Naval Administrator. He
led the merger of two national
training bodies to form a new organisation People 1st’ and helped guide its
successful bid to become the
UK Sector Skills Council for Travel,
Tourism, Leisure and Events. In 2006, he was a member of the Ministerial Working Group to develop
‘Scottish Tourism: The next Decade’

More to
follow.

Paul Colston

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Paul Colston

Managing Editor, Conference News & Conference & Meetings World.

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