Managing DirectorAs founding member and Managing Director of the Cornucopia Group for over eighteen years, Mini has facilitated a multi-award-winning Event Management company and is synonymous with delivering exceptional events in London and internationally for leading luxury and lifestyle brands, companies and individuals. With his perpetually approachable nature, meticulous attention to detail and devoted enthusiasm, Mini has created a plethora of sought-after and sumptuous events.
A truly talented individual, there are many strings to Mini’s bow. Not only has he completed and gained a top Law Degree, trained as a Barrister at The Inns of Court School of Law and become an ‘Associate Licensed Paralegal A.PLL (NALP)’ (finding time on occasion to continue practising in litigation each year), he has also developed an impressive property and land portfolio and travelled the world as a successful model.
With a fierce reputation and warmth, passion and dedication, Mini has and continues to excel in each and every domain he is connected with.
Proudly establishing the Cornucopia Group as a patron sponsor of the charity Hope For Children, Mini believes the inspiration, vision, heart and soul replicated through the charity correspondingly reflects the very nature and core of Cornucopia and therefore inaugurates a perfect fit.
BEST PROMOTIONS AND MARKETING at The Club and Bar Awards 2015
SEXIEST HOST at The Club and Bar Awards 2015
Nominated for the Event 100 Club 2014 as one of The Most Influential People in The Event Industry
“Perseverance is the hard work you do after you are tired from doing the hard work you already did”
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Event ManagerBarbara is a people person. Her natural enjoyment of meeting people from a multitude of backgrounds, professions and across many wide-ranging continents is matched only by her consummate ability to listen. Listening is a so often under represented skill. Most people hear what you say, Barbara listens to what you say. This translates into business done with the attention to detail and resulting excellence in delivery that Cornucopia Entertainment Group prides itself on giving.
Intellectually curious, Barbara feels her sense of curiosity helped enable her completion of an industry relevant Master’s degree, and was intrinsic in her ability to become fluent in Russian, Polish and English languages. This adds value to her role at Cornucopia and by progression adds a greater scope of client facing work she engages with and so seamlessly delivers excellence to.
Barbara’s love of travelling and natural curiosity had taken her across many cultures in many parts of our globe. She is stimulated by diversity and likes to apply her ambitious and independent explorer attitude to the creative output she delivers in her work. The experiences she has gained from her adventures across the globe means that in her professional capacity she affords clients an informed wider picture approach. Clients tell us it is Barbara’s natural ability to listen to them and hear what they are not saying, together with Barbara’s energetic dedication to them that makes her stand out as one of the leading industry professionals.
We are proud to have Barbara as part of our increasing global portfolio of professionals.
“The measure of intelligence is the ability to adapt.”+44 (0)871 288 3965
Event ManagerAmy has been a leading light in Cornucopia’s Event Management team for over six years. As a top Event Management graduate from Bournemouth University, Amy affords clients a tailored and committed approach and her observant nature means every event she works on is executed to the highest possible standard, with every minute detail seamlessly taken care of.
Fluent in Swedish, Norwegian and English, Amy has travelled the continent, notably working in hospitality and events on-board a cruise ship and passionately lending her time to work at a leading music equipment supplier to the stars, Stage Audio, in Sweden.
Her intrinsic mix of both creativity and technical prowess adds exponential value to her role as Event Manager with Cornucopia and the invaluable experience she has acquired allows Amy to be immensely capable of delivering remarkable events to strict deadlines for a variety of different clientele.
Cheerful, zealous and thoughtful by nature, Amy embraces her clients with warmth and affection, allowing them to feel safe that she will ultimately deliver their event with true accuracy and precision.
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Event ManagerForming part of an invaluable Event Management team, Adam, who has been an Event Manager at Cornucopia for over six years, enjoys applying his originality and flair to a range of amazing events. From an early age Adam has nurtured an increasing desire to become part of a successful group that not only creates remarkable and exceptional events, but that ensures client requirements are recognised, exceeded and executed to the highest possible standard.
A TASIS England graduate with a degree in Event Management, his knowledge of the industry is vast and his talents in event marketing, design and production are unrivaled.
Developing his extensive and targeted skills through working at the London 2012 Olympics and on numerous events held internationally, Adam has proven he has a broad and expansive knowledge of the industry which allows him to see the full-scope of any individual event. With rigorous attention to detail and tenacity, Adam ensures every event he is part of is truly outstanding.
Intimately charismatic, enthusiastic and dedicated, Adam’s attentiveness and passion for seamless quality allow him to create the most extraordinary of occasions that produce memorable experiences for clients and guests alike.
“The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”+44 (0)871 288 3965
Event ManagerAs the newest member of the Cornucopia Entertainment Group, Morgan holds a Bachelor degree in International Business and a Masters in Event Management. Morgan naturally has a keen interest in discovering the world. Originally from Belgium, she speaks German, French and English fluently. She has also travelled around Europe meeting people from all five continents; this experience and knowledge has given her the greatest sensibility towards different cultures, and a diverse skill set applicable to our continuously developing global markets.
As a former gymnast, her ambition and curiosity leads her to always reach for the top; she is constantly looking for the best solution to satisfy her clients.Her attention to details and technical skills add great value to her role at Cornucopia Events. She enjoys setting herself challenges over and above the required levels and is eager to constantly learn new skills so as to enhance her creative output for her clients.
Wishing to work in a dynamic context where she can grow, Morgan decided to join our industry where each event is a distinct challenge. As the youngest and most adventurous in a family of three girls, she left Belgium for London to work with Cornucopia Events.
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Event ManagerA chartered surveyor by profession, Nick adds to the project oversight of our events where needed. He is qualified in planning and development, accredited in project management and has some experience in running his own construction and development companies in the UK and overseas. The companies he has worked for also include those in the renewable energy sector, where he was head of planning.
With a background in these fields and positions, Nick understands the importance of attention to detail in every procedure he progresses. Getting a job done successfully involves not only the careful monitoring of time and financial cost implications, but also the adherence to a specification (quality). Then, there are the much softer people skills required in managing employees and clients, which Nick equally excels in.
Drawing on the know-how of procurement and tendering, we can better effectively plan the efficiency of our team members through their job specialisation and the work at hand, particularly for larger events. Nick has been with us for 6 years and is keen to help wherever he can in ensuring the smooth operation of Cornucopia.
“What you are is God’s gift to you; what you become is your gift to the world.”+44 (0)871 288 3965
Event ManagerLasting impressions. Lasting impressions is definitely a phrase that encapsulates experiences of Charlotte. In the best possible way, Charlotte leaves an indelible print of perfection wherever and for whoever she works. Our clients tell us “Charlotte makes me feel like the only client in the world”.
Charlotte started her career in Public Relations after successfully completing with distinction a Business Law degree. She used this as a building block; Charlotte continues to grow and exercise her knowledge of which is a key part of her value to clients, and of course to Cornucopia Entertainment Group Ltd. After working extensively in the market of Public Relations with high end recognised global brands such as; Chanel, Henley Royal Regatta and British Airways – Charlotte utilised her opportunities to also travel extensively across the globe. It is then that she found her love for events and after been in the event industry for a number of years, she found us and the marriage was complete. It is Charlotte’s mind-set of optimising opportunities and experiences she seamlessly delivers to clients through her work with us. And we are proud to have her on board as such a dedicated and enthusiastic member of the team.
“To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.”+44 (0)871 288 3965
Event ManagerFrom studying Public Relations at Bournemouth University, Mia has since developed a love for the events industry; she has an eye for crafting beautiful, sensational and impeccable events in some of London’s most luxurious and prestigious venues.
Mia has worked on many top events including the Super Bowl, Milan Fashion Week and The Brit Awards which have given her illustrious experience to create a range of events and experiences for her clients. Her impressive understanding of the events industry therefore means it’s only fitting that she is accountable for researching exciting event opportunities and promoting Cornucopia’s innovative creations. Her experiences are what have allowed Mia to grow within the company over the past five years and give clients an experience like no other.
Her enthusiastic nature, ambitious attitude and creative skills allow Mia to produce outstanding global events. Her unique way of thinking, passion for the events industry and engaging tones, means all who meet her superbly receives her.
“Commitment is to stay loyal to what you said you were going to do long after you no longer want to do it.”+44 (0)871 288 3965
Event ManagerAlex is an avid learner. His energy and enthusiasm for Cornucopia Events and the industry in its entirety has been proven continuously through the excellence of quality he delivers to his clients. Alex is willing to go above and beyond to create the most spectacular experience for his clients. With his University background in Event Management, and a sustained period of successful event planning under his belt, Alex has developed key skills and attributes through experience and successfully infused Cornucopia Events with them over the past five years.
Alex believes that organisation is the key to success. Alex’s energetic nature makes him ideal for his role as an Event Manager, as he loves the dynamism of the industry and fastidiously takes a hands-on role in all projects he undertakes. This enables him to ensure that the level of quality provided is of an impeccable standard for his clients.
Alex is passionate about making his client’s dreams become a reality. With visions of travelling the world he continuously strives to deliver high quality events for clients across our globe.
“Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”+44 (0)871 288 3965
Event ManagerOver the past five years Axhel has expanded his distinct and creative experiences within the industry. Specifically, Axhel has developed and managed a combination of events including; festivals, nightclub promotion nights, corporate and private events. By absorbing the unique skillsets required to tailor an event in a variety of forms, across a variety of unique platforms, Axhel is able to differentiate the different skills, and fusing it with his professionalism and delightful persona, produces the finest and most unique events whilst indulging his client in their own, bespoke, journey.
Axhel is born and bred in London. He loves broadening his creative mind through his projects. And as a naturally outgoing person his affable and gregarious nature facilitates a positive and optimistic energy at any event.
With plans to travel the world and continue to develop major events, Axhel believes in delivering a specular and joyful event which uplifts the joy in people, and that in itself gives him the thrill in making them.
“It’s not about how bad you want it; it’s about how hard you’re willing to work for it.”+44 (0)871 288 3965
Event ManagerHaving been with us for over five years Ben is for us a key player in the construction sector. Coming from the construction trade himself (Ben is a previous employee of Wates Construction – a construction firm with over 2000 employees) – he has managed to utilise and maintain close relationships with his contacts in the construction industry to bring over every major player in the construction industry to our client book.
An affable and hugely likeable guy Ben’s links in the construction Industry now provide us global branded clients from the construction industries across the world. From B&Q, Homebase and Wickes to Balfour Beatty, Interserve (who have 74,000 employees), Ben has conquered the construction market entirely. As a Boxing champion, also running his own boxing club in London on weekeknds, Ben’s dedication and judgement – as far as observation, strategy and control are concerned – transplant neatly across to the events Industry he now works equally as passionately in.
Ben looks after his corporate clients with incredible efficiency and manages to charm his clients with his down to earth approach to business.
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Office Manager and Executive Assistant to MDRachel joined Cornucopia Entertainment Group five years ago and, with a flourish of creative output, it soon became clear she is within her very fibres a professional masterpiece.
Rachel brings an abundance of class and professionalism to Cornucopia with her 13 years of experience at executive level and since Rachel had previously worked for many years organising global events for her employers, a transition to our team was a natural one.With an impressive career as an Executive Assistant, Rachel has brought an abundance of skills, interesting and engaging mind-sets and a foray of feminine intuition to the Cornucopia office. Responsible for the smooth-running of the whole team, Rachel calls upon her exceptional organisational skills to ensure everyone is in the right place at the right time and doing what they should be. Rachel runs a tight ship to ensure we have the tools we need to succeed.
With Rachel’s endearingly proactive style she keeps us on our toes and at the forefront of output. There is no better document formatter or proof reader and the team visibly quakes with fear when Rachel brandishes her red pen!
“True strength is doing what you know is right when you really don’t want to.”+44 (0)871 288 3965
Event ManagerClaudia joined the Cornucopia Events team because of her innate sense of active-progression and experience in organising and producing beautiful events on a global scale. She has worked scrupulously on major events in a number of different countries bringing with her an abundance of experience.She holds a Bachelor in International Relations and a Master in Human Rights, and naturally has a keen interest in current world affairs and human rights.
Claudia was first involved in a huge production of monthly fundraising events with the Italian Multiple Sclerosis Association, since a young age, contributing in planning and coordinating events such as lunch and sales promotion and raising awareness about what Multiple Sclerosis is.
After travelling with work in India, New York, Mexico and Japan, Claudia found her home in London, where she has been a valued member of our events team for the past four years.
Claudia’s ongoing determination and passion in both human rights and events organising leads her to inspire, regenerate and grow awareness of many notable global charities through her extensive and show-stopping global events.
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”+44 (0)871 288 3965
Event ManagerKevin is a highly affable and gregarious character and brings charm and happiness wherever he goes. Having held a keen interest in cars, and more widely the automotive industry in general, since a very young age Kevin completed an early apprenticeship as a mechanic and worked in the automotive industry from the age of 16 for many years. This afforded him an intimate knowledge of the Industry from the ground-up.
After wanting to advance his career and completing an event management course as a mature student at university he came to us five years ago and built up his own desk by procuring clients in the automotive industry from his extensive contacts. He still maintains a close eye on developments within the automotive industry which he brings to the current world of industry events so as to tailor his briefs on trend with current market desires.
He now runs events for all of the major car brands, car suppliers, part suppliers and accessory suppliers on a global scale. His attitude towards this is as much about perfection as it is about the quality of the cars his events promote.
“If it brings a shiver down your spine and a warmth to your heart it is worth its weight in gold.”+44 (0)871 288 3965
Robert James Wardle
Creative ManagerCharismatic and theatrical in both personality and career, Robert is a typical literary fellow and has been Cornucopia’s talented Creative Manager for over ten years. Responsible for all Cornucopia’s online literature, newsletters, corporate brochure, advertising and marketing material as well as social media content and having inaugurated himself in the company for more than ten years, Robert’s energetic, disciplined and committed approach along with a natural aptitude, has meant he seamlessly delivers script that is both powerful and captivating.
Igniting his passion for written prose, Robert’s ardour for language endures to this day and he is never happier than when sitting at his desk under his lamp light, creating words, marketing, designing and scripting.Having harvested invaluable experience creating an innovative magazine format to celebrate STAR magazine’s 1st birthday, working as a radio host, promoting many prominent London club nights and being an occasional Political Commentator, Robert has scrupulously enhanced and honed his exceptional and remarkable writing skill.
Cultivating a free-thinking and creative outlook on life, Robert expeditiously brings passion, creativity and enthusiasm to Cornucopia.
“You have to stand for something or you fall for anything”+44 (0)871 288 3965
With his steely determination, abundance of insightful knowledge and delightful courtesy, Bartosz maintains that Cornucopia keeps at the forefront of modern technology communications in a constantly diversifying world. Over the years, Bartosz has been responsible for creating the content for both our impressive websites (Cornucopia London™ and Cornucopia Events™) and our mobile site, as well as being accountable for all Cornucopia’s e-commerce and stylish, forward thinking graphics.
As an accomplished, professional and dutiful member of the team Bartosz, through his technical prowess, brings fresh ideas, solutions and a general gentlemanly expertise to the office each day.
Being plugged in to Bartosz, literally means, plugged in to 21st Century business communications.
“You can’t lead a positive life with a negative mind.”+44 (0)871 288 3965
Resident DJKnown internationally, Olivia’s name is synonymous with music excellence. She has played for many internationally acclaimed Loaded magazine events, holds a position as resident DJ at a number of UK festivals since 2014, playing main stage 3 years in a row at market leading festival Glastonbury, along with residencies at Bestival, Camp Bestival, Secret Garden Party, Random Concept, Shambala, Boomtown and prestigious nights at Private Members’ Club Shoreditch House and Fabric London.
Olivia has collaborated with Kimberly Wyatt from the Pussycat Dolls, had her own track ‘Higher in the Dark’ played on Mark Radford’s show on Rinse FM and her first release ‘Troller’ is out now on Beatport, iTunes along with other digital download sites. Later this year she will release a 5 track EP working with Guy Katsav (credits: Ellie Goulding, David Guetta, Noah and the Whale, Moby, to list a few).Requested regularly by our top Blue Chip companies, Olivia gives credence to the fact that a great party sometimes is all about the music.
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Cornucopia’s Resident PhotographerOur resident photographer Shademan has clicked away for Cornucopia for over thirteen years. From the age of fourteen with his ‘point and shoot’ camera, Shademan fell in love with capturing beauty through the eye of his lens. In keeping with Cornucopia’s ethos to bring nice people together with nice people, Shademan and his Cannon 50D see what others miss and he takes great joy from capturing life changing and momentous occasions.
Shademan has photographed the bold and the beautiful around the world, including an impressive repertoire of A-List celebrities such as The Beckhams, Paris Hilton, Mariah Carey, Jerry Hall, Liz Hurley, Kelly Brook, David Haye, The Osbournes, Ringo Starr, Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman.Focused, calm and relaxed, Shademan seamlessly melts in to the background capturing the natural interactions and moments in life. Detail being a top priority, he floats about discreetly and professionally allowing people to instantly relax.
A private client once exclaimed “You want him to take your photo”; a true and sincere compliment.
“Making someone laugh when they are feeling down is one of the best things in the world.”+44 (0)871 288 3965
Resident MagicianWhen clients want fresh, astonishing entertainment for their events, Julian, who has been with the company for ten years, is the man to go to! Captivating audiences worldwide, Julian – the Extreme Mind Magician of the Inner Magic Circle – is renowned for creating sensational moments of amazement unlike anyone else.
A part of Cornucopia for over ten years, Julian is proud to offer an extensive range of entertainment solutions, which ensures that corporate and private events are brought to life thorough the dynamic, mesmerising form of live entertainment. Just imagine hearing laughter from every corner of the room and seeing people who don’t know each other seamlessly brought together.Whether you’re working with Cornucopia to organise a reception, a private party, a hospitality event, a banquet, a corporate function, a wedding – or any other type of event – Julian will tailor his entertainment programme and add that special ‘star quality’ to make it a sure-fire, unforgettable success.
Rest assured, in the company of this gentleman – and through the exquisiteness of his artful delivery – you will be delighted, charmed and inspired by his professional and charismatic personality.
“There is absolutely nothing you need to make you complete that isn’t already within you.”+44 (0)871 288 3965
Future Queen of CornucopiaHaving worked in the office since she was able to hold up her own head, Felicity Vohra has been an exciting and vocal part of the team. Whilst it is still early days, in keeping with her name which means ‘great happiness’, Felicity has mentioned that she would like to use her intellect, stunning good looks and international exposure to help free humanity from sadness and grief, help protect the vulnerable and abused whilst also becoming the first person to land on the moon in the 21st century.
In the meantime she is focusing more on sleeping, eating and cooing to everyone in the office.
Felicity provides a continuously stimulating and welcomed distraction to many day to day tasks. She can ruin documents by chewing them up, regurgitate afore mentioned documents (supporting company values of recycling and promoting a green society) and is even able to delete documents from your computer. With typical Vohra attention to detail, Felicity likes to spend time talking to herself and making cute noises.
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