Thank you and your staff for all your help and hard work to make our lunch yesterday such a huge success. As usual everyone enjoyed themselves and again we were blessed with good weather and able to make good use of the Courtyard.
Please extend particular thanks to James,who managed the event so well on our behalf,and also to Richard, the Chef, and his team for producing such a delicious meal. In fact well done everyone at the Merchant Taylor’s Hall.
SIMON FOOKS – Managing Director
“Merchant Taylors’ is all about adding value to the events hosted here. Helping to facilitate this with a venue that is second to none is a challenge I hugely enjoy.”
DANIELLE HAEGER – Events Coordinator
Having graduated with a degree in Event Management, Danielle’s first role in London was working at the QE2 Centre in Westminster, where she worked everywhere from the heart of the kitchens to the events office. With a passion for multi-tasking and organisational skills that are second to none, Danielle really does have the perfect skill set to make an exceptional event planner.
CHRISTINA BANCE – Events Coordinator
Christina has joined our team this year bringing with her eight years of experience working in historic venues. Christina has developed her acute knowledge of the Square Mile from her years at the Guildhall whilst honing her event management skills at the Grade 1 listed Dorney Court. With an eye for detail and a passion for our English heritage, traditions and historic value, Christina is naturally gifted to bring any event concept to life within our ancient monument.
KATIE COGHILL – Sales & Marketing Manager
With a 15-year pedigree working in prestigious London venues, it takes a lot to impress Katie. When she first stepped through our doors she knew this was somewhere magical. Katie’s promise is to build on our exceptional service whilst telling the world about the unique experiences we offer: “My desire to deliver excellence has been forged at London’s finest, including The Dorchester, Waldorf Hilton and Café Royal. Here my role is to keep our offer fresh and vibrant whilst staying true to our traditions, history and heritage.”
KEITH THORNBERRY – Front of House
“The ambience at Merchant Taylors’ is unique. It combines a world-class heritage building with modern tastes and requirements. Every single guest is important to us, and that’s reflected in our friendly, professional service.”
JAMES EVANS-BIRD – Front of House Assistant Manager
“No event is the same and this challenges us to achieve not only the guest’s expectations, but also to exceed them. Working to such a high standard is rewarding when the guest comes to us after the event with a big smile.”
MOHAMMED SALUM – Banqueting Operations Manager
We welcome Mohamed as our new Banqueting Operations Manager; a role that covers both front of house and operations. Mohamed has an impeccable background having served 22 years at the Sheraton Hotel in Mayfair. Passionate about delivering an immaculate service and leading the operations team, Merchant Taylors’ was the perfect fit. “Right from my first interview, I was so thrilled by the venue and the history of the Company,” he says.
He is driven by customer satisfaction: “I like going the extra mile to make sure all customers and guests have a really memorable experience that they want to talk about when they leave.”