Delegate Central was established by Austin Ambrose, Gerard Lennox and Ian Jones who between them have more than 75 years in events delivery and marketing, software development, entrepreneurship, publishing and research. 

This provides the company with a platform of invaluable global experience across corporate events, content development and a vast portfolio of project management experience delivering global events for major brands around the world.

As a specialist event management business Delegate Central will work with you to achieve your strategic objectives and deliver events which make lasting impressions on your existing and your new customers.

Our commitment to success is shown through creative thinking focused on your business needs and our commitment to innovation and flawless strategy and logistical planning. Our experience and reputation for excellent customer service and a focus on real, measurable return on investment make us stand out for the competition.  Click here to see some of the organisations we have worked with.

Ian Jones

Ian Jones, Director – Ian has over 25 years experience across the publishing and events sectors. Ian’s background is primarily as an events director, research analyst, content developer and publisher. Having started out working with Reed Business Publishing in the motoring and photographic sectors, Ian moved into the tech sector, with The British Computer Society – the UK's largest professional IT body. Ten years at the BCS were punctuated by three years in Bath with Future Publishing, developing a books publishing division with spin off events.

Ian then joined The National Computing Centre (NCC) in 2001 as Head of Research & Content - and over the past 12 years has developed a portfolio of events and event services for clients including; IBM, Symantec, DCG, Sybase, Dimension Data, The National Computing Centre, and the West Midlands Regional Development Agency (AWM).

Ian has extensive knowledge of the business, professional, science, technical and publishing sectors.


Austin Ambrose, Director – Austin has worked in events and related services areas for 20 years. He also has a strong background encompassing IT and Communications. As a sales and marketing professional Austin is primarily responsible for developing new business with Delegate Central. This means that once you’ve contacted with us he will be in touch on a regular basis.

Having worked at board level for many years, running three highly successful businesses, Austin is well versed in the primary management drivers that make any business environment successful. He thrives on working with clients to develop and innovate events that really fulfil and exceed expectations, both in content and in terms of return on investment. Austin has worked with clients across a diverse range of sectors including: technology, communications, pharmaceutical, healthcare, housing and social sciences.

If you would like to speak to Austin either over the phone or in person to discuss any aspect of your events calendar he can be reached on either – 07736 921 685 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Terri-Michelle Williams – Events Manager - Terri started her career in Human Resource and is CIPD qualified but her outgoing personality and organisational skills led her into event management. She has a background of delivering sales, marketing and service excellence mainly in the technology field. For the past 5 years Terri was the Marketing Events Executive with AppSense followed a brief tenure with Atlantis Computing - where she delivered innovative, forward thinking, creative, integrated marketing solutions. Terri is highly organised and has a track record of organising, managing and delivering successful global events.


Karen Lane, Head of Events - has spent most of her career, which spans almost 20 years, working within the pharmaceutical industry; the last 14 years of which have been as Conference and Exhibitions Manager with AstraZeneca. Karen has exceptional attention to detail, which is invaluable in any industry, but particularly with meetings and events management where flexibility and adaptability are the vital ingredients.

She is a highly experienced and results focussed Conference and Exhibition Manager, Karen has a proven track record of success in managing the planning and delivery of exhibition stands, satellites, ad boards, investigator meetings, stand alones, brand forums and internal meetings (including virtual), at both UK and international locations.

Karen started her professional life as an accountant and consequently always demonstrates the finest attention to detail and is focussed on ensuring client satisfaction at all times.  


Our experience

Every day we get a thrill when clients regard us as an extension of their team, regardless of size.

Thorough, intuitive planning combined with first class management and delivery, the Delegate Central team consistently provides powerful and positive experiences.

Each of the partners have over 25 years of experience of delivering events around the world for UK and international Companies and Public Bodies. Our commitment to the success of your event is shown through accurate detailing, meticulous planning, creative thinking and innovative delivery. Click here to see some of the organisations we have worked with.

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We are always interested in hearing from talented individuals looking for permanent, temporary or freelance work. Please send your CV to:

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