Meet the Team

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Meet the Team

Get to know our small but mighty Business Development Team, who will help make your event in Aberdeen as successful as it can be.

Millie Clarke - Head of Business Development

Meet Millie. Millie is VisitAberdeenshire’s Head of Business Development. Day-to-day, Millie manages the Convention and Events Bureau and Travel Trade teams promoting Aberdeenshire as a destination to tour operators and conference and event planners.

Millie has many years’ experience in marketing, economic development and tourism. She was the lead for tourism within Angus Council’s Economic Development team for 7 years, focusing on destination marketing and destination development at both a local and regional level.

Here’s three things you might not know about Millie:

  • Some of Millie`s favourite things to see and do in the region include long walks along the beach with her pet Labrador, and sampling the delicious local food and drink, whether it’s in one of the region’s fantastic restaurants or fish and chips by the sea! 
  • Her favourite part of the job is meeting lots of different people and helping to showcase the region and all it has to offer
  • Millie met the Manchester United football team whilst on her honeymoon in Malta

 

Email - millie.clarke@visitabdn.com 

 

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Jill Sinclair - Business Development Executive

Meet Jill.

Jill is a Business Development Executive at VisitAberdeenshire working within the Convention & Events Bureau. Jill’s role is to promote Aberdeen as a leading business events destination and to help secure new international and national conferences, business meetings, events, and incentive groups to the city. Jill supports venues in the city by producing conference bids and regularly hosts event organisers on site inspections.

Here are three things you might not know about Jill:

  • Some of Jill’s favourite things to see and do in the region include visiting Kings College in Old Aberdeen, hillwalking, and swimming in Stonehaven’s open-air pool.
  • Her favourite part of her job is welcoming event organisers to the region on site inspections.
  • Jill plays the fiddle and is a member of Hjaltibonhoga, the Shetland Fiddlers of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. She has performed with the group in Tattoos all over the world, from Oslo to Sydney.

 

Email - jill.sinclair@visitabdn.com

 

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Philip Chan - Business Development Executive

Meet Philip (or Phil).

Phil is one of VisitAberdeenshire’s Business Development Executives working within the Aberdeen Convention & Events Bureau. Day-to-day, Phil works to promote Aberdeen as a business event destination by actively bidding for conferences and events to the region; he also currently co-ordinates the Aberdeen Ambassador Network.

Phil has previously worked in various roles within the Higher Education Sector and most recently he came from the Oil & Gas industry as a Procurement Specialist within Halliburton.

Here's three things you might not know about Phil:

  • Some of Phil’s favourite things to see and do in the region include trying out new food and drink places and visiting the majestic countryside.   
  • His favourite part of his job is collaborating with the wide network of people who are passionate about seeing Aberdeen grow as a leading event destination.  
  • Phil is an espresso lover.

 

Email - philip.chan@visitabdn.com

 

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