Have you Met... Alex

Alex Joined Universal Live in 2015 as the AV Manager at The Queens Hotel in Leeds after relocating 200 miles from his previous position as Senior Technician at Twickenham Stadium.

Earlier in 2017 Alex was appointed QHotels Operations Manager and moved into our Head Office in Bradford. So without further ado here is our 60 seconds with Alex.

 

Q1. What is your favourite colour?

“Blue”

Q2. Why did you choose a career in the technical world of the live event industry?

“From a young age I’ve been interested in tech, before deciding on my career I had a part time job with an independent hifi dealer that lead me to study SLLET at Derby Uni.”

Q3. Who inspires you most and why?

“My wife, her positivity and drive to do the best she can pushes me to challenge myself in life.”

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Q4. What is your favourite part of your job?

“My favourite part of the job is seeing a large event with multiple elements coming together to create a great outcome for our clients.”

Q5. How do you like your eggs?

“In a cake!”

Q6. What is your top tip for anyone looking to join the technical events industry?

“Think again, only kidding, I’d say start with what interests you the most, if you’re a noiseboy or vidiot, you’ll be more enthusiastic learning about what you’re passionate about.”

Q4. What is your favourite part of your job?

“My favourite part of the job is seeing a large event with multiple elements coming together to create a great outcome for our clients.”

Q5. How do you like your eggs?

“In a cake!”

Q6. What is your top tip for anyone looking to join the technical events industry?

“Think again, only kidding, I’d say start with what interests you the most, if you’re a noiseboy or vidiot, you’ll be more enthusiastic learning about what you’re passionate about.”

 

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Alex Devlin

AV Manager

Alex Devlin

AV Manager

Robin Kershaw

Senior Project Manager

Robin Kershaw

Senior Project Manager

Jaymie Mills

Venue Account Manager

Jaymie Mills

Venue Account Manager

Gary Warmington

AV Manager

Gary Warmington

AV Manager

Andy Robinson

Financial Director

Andy Robinson

Financial Director

Charlie Marsden

Lighting Technician

Charlie Marsden

Lighting Technician

Ben Phillips

Operations Director

Ben Phillips

Operations Director

Aamir Yacoob

AV Technician

Aamir Yacoob

AV Technician

Bill Hill-Brown

Operations Support

Bill Hill-Brown

Operations Support

Stuart Thornton

Hire Manager

Stuart Thornton

Hire Manager

Cameron Corns

AV Technician

Cameron Corns

AV Technician

Brendan Barton

Purchase Ledger

Brendan Barton

Purchase Ledger

Rhys Large

Vision Technician

Rhys Large

Vision Technician

Rebecca Loughrey

Accounts Administrator

Rebecca Loughrey

Accounts Administrator

Matthew Higginbottom

Senior 3D & Graphic Designer

Matthew Higginbottom

Senior 3D & Graphic Designer

Mike Dodsworth

Project Manager

Mike Dodsworth

Project Manager

Deryn Charlton-Blore

AV Manager

Deryn Charlton-Blore

AV Manager

Joseph Palmer

Warehouse Technician

Joseph Palmer

Warehouse Technician

Samantha Ogley

Event Logistics

Samantha Ogley

Event Logistics

Richard Taylor

Project Manager

Richard Taylor

Project Manager

Felix Fulop

Project Manager

Felix Fulop

Project Manager

Dave Eccles

Warehouse Manager

Dave Eccles

Warehouse Manager

Iky Yacoob

Senior Project Manager

Iky Yacoob

Senior Project Manager

Harvey Gardner

Warehouse Apprentice

Harvey Gardner

Warehouse Apprentice

Kirsty Waine

Managing Director

Kirsty Waine

Managing Director

Emeline Holdsworth

Accounts Administrator

Emeline Holdsworth

Accounts Administrator

Adrian Wardle

Warehouse Technician

Adrian Wardle

Warehouse Technician

Finn Evans

Project Manager

Finn Evans

Project Manager

Carl Isaac

AV Manager

Carl Isaac

AV Manager

Chris Mobbs

AV Manager

Chris Mobbs

AV Manager

Neil Clappison

Innovation & Sustainability Lead

Neil Clappison

Innovation & Sustainability Lead

Gareth Hughes

Hire Coordinator

Gareth Hughes

Hire Coordinator

Pete Bramwell

Senior Project Manager

Pete Bramwell

Senior Project Manager