we’re a live event production company...

Combining technical AV expertise with creative flair.

We deliver any type of experience to motivate, inspire or communicate including award ceremonies, product launches, conferences and roadshows. We produce events for our clients that inspire and make a difference.

We’re an agile team; our numbers swell for big productions – we commission the skills we need from other professionals across the industry when we need to.

Meet the team.

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Suzanne Williams

  • managing director

Our managing director, the driving-force of Chameleon and lover of all things orange, Suzanne, is a superhuman with 30 years industry experience. As well as being passionate about her own brand Chameleon, Suzanne lives and breathes her client’s brands and relishes every chance she’s given to bring their brands to life through ingenious new ideas. She lives for the moment an event comes together and loves to watch her clients beaming with delight when they celebrate another event triumph!

Sarah Reid

  • head of sales

Meet Sarah, she manages our sales team. Sarah brings a wealth of knowledge to Chameleon as well as a contagious laugh and 10 years’ experience in relationship management and business development – in other words, she’s Queen of Communication. Sarah’s a natural interpreter, she loves finding out how Chameleon can help people deliver outstanding events and understanding what potential customers really need to hit their objectives.

Sarah Reid

Beverley Stewart

  • operations director

Like every good Chameleon, our Operations Director Beverley loves the sun and enjoys nothing more than escaping to the laid back shores of St Lucia. Back in Milton Keynes, it’s another matter, she’s busy handling 1000’s of tasks at once and making sure everything runs as smoothly as possible. With years of experience in both the public and corporate sectors, she has a wealth of operational experience in delivering great customer experience to budget, performance enhancement, project management and compliance. Here, Beverley is in charge of ensuring we’re always working at our most efficient, improving our processes and strategic planning as well as keeping us all in order!

Beverley Stewart

James Gear

  • finance director

Meet James, our Financial Director. He has over 20 years of experience as an FD in a variety of SME’s over the years. He modestly describes his role as ‘adding up’ but his remit expands far beyond that, James ensures corporate compliance, making sure all of our KPI’s are adhered to as well as being an active member of the board. In his spare time, James is a sports fanatic, captaining Buckingham cricket club for over 10 years as well as enjoying football and rugby.

James Gear

Amanda Rhodes

  • junior designer

Our designer Amanda joined us with a wealth of creative and design knowledge from both university and industry experience within interior design. Now she’s putting her skills to the test in the world of events. She has a passion for making things look good with her keen artistic eye, so here she does just that, producing stunning visuals and proposals. As a Brazilian, Amanda likes sugar in everything (even milk…) so she fits in very well with the pro-cake culture here at Chameleon.

Amanda Rhodes

Anni Valentine

  • office and events co-ordinator

After managing her own events while studying Business Management at the University of East Anglia, Anni has turned her sights to corporate events management. Her organised and ambitious personality will work wonders in her role. Whilst ensuring the smooth running of the Chameleon office, Anni supports the Project Manager with event co-ordination as well as managing events of her own.

Anni Valentine

Dan James

  • Technical Manager

Meet Dan, he works on all things technical. An experienced AV engineer, Dan is no stranger to Chameleon, having freelanced with us since 2015 whilst running his own events and digital agency in South Wales. Dan continues to bring his technical know-how and expertise to Chameleon, turning his focus to internal systems and digital development, in addition to managing our clients smaller jobs. Cool as a cucumber under pressure, a digital wizz and striving for operational success, not a detail will go missed under Dan’s careful Welsh eyes!

Dan James

Emma Dyer

  • project manager

Lover of lists and the most organised person on the planet, Emma works as project manager, masterminding the fine details of our client’s events. With three years of experience as an events organiser in Higher Education and a degree in Arts and Festivals Management, Emma’s got a fabulous blend of phenomenal knowledge and real-life experience in events roles. Emma is organisation personified which makes her both diligent and efficient, not only this, her sharp eye for detail and creative mind mean’s she loves to grapple with an exciting new brief – you name it, she’s on it faster than the speed of light!

Emma Dyer

Sam Parkins

  • production manager

Sam’s a diamond! Celebrating 12 years at Chameleon this year, Sam started out as an AV Technician and now he’s our Production Manager. He’s creative and he’s practical – a rare breed. No wonder Chameleon’s clients ask for his advice so often! Sam sees every client event as an opportunity to be ambitious with the type of technology most of us haven’t yet heard of. Sam’s our resident production expert and he knows this industry inside out and back to front.

Connaire Kent

  • technical production assistant

Sam’s right-hand man and technical production assistant Connaire is our CAD Guru and design wizz. His theatre background has gifted Connaire with a powerful imagination, hard-working attitude and creative scenery knowledge. Connaire always brings a fresh perspective to clients, especially when they are looking to spruce up their annual events.

Matt Vallis

  • production manager

This is Matt, our newest production manager. Although he’s new to Chameleon, with 20 years of experience in event production as both a freelancer and a company owner he’s anything but new to the industry. Matt’s experience and knowledge are far reaching across a broad stretch of areas, however, his biggest expertise is video. In his spare time, Matt is a keen racing cyclist and cycling race organiser. He’s a very busy guy!

Matt Vallis

Ricky Willshire

  • warehouse manager

Big smiles and a cool head, that’s our Ricky! In charge of all warehouse logistics and truck management, Ricky’s work is integral to the success of your event. He makes sure every bit of our state-of-the-art kit is in the right place at the right time and is working perfectly. Ricky keeps everything running smoothly all the way from our huge (very organised) warehouse to your event on the big day.

Mike Linnette

  • av technician

With 17 years experience in the industry and six of those at Chameleon, Mike has unparalleled expertise in his field. Mike’s a strong believer that the ‘Devil is in the Detail’ and he’s got a knack for considering the nuts and bolts of an operation. Mike works tirelessly to ensure every event is delivered with the polished finish and diamond standard expected by everyone at Chameleon. He’s a dab hand at working under pressure and puts all his energy into delivering exceptional customer service – this makes him a client’s dream!

Mike Linnette

Cameron Kerr

  • av technician

Cameron has been with Chameleon for over three years now, getting the job done is simply in his nature. Like all of our technicians, Cam is highly skilled and thrives under pressure, keeping clients involved in the creation of their ideal event. His reliable and helpful nature means we frequently receive feedback from clients praising his work and attitude on site – he’s a very popular guy!

Cameron Kerr

Richard Lake

  • carpenter and set builder

Richard is chief ‘chippy’ here at Chameleon and we think he’s pretty savvy with a saw. He uses his impressive carpentry skills to bring to life the bespoke creative sets which he and our production team conceive. Richard’s craftsmanship brings all of our designs to life, whether that’s designing the housing for our huge 98” screens or creating mammoth set elements.

Richard Lake

Tom Jones

  • junior warehouse technician

A recent graduate in Music from the University of Northampton, Tom is our resident musician with a talent for guitar, bass guitar, drums and electronic music production. With an extensive background in sound engineering, Tom is excited for his next challenge in the events industry. Ready to bring his calm, level-headed nature to the technical team, Tom will mainly be working with Ricky in the warehouse but he loves to help out on-site too!

Tom Jones

be a part of our team

We put our success down to the culture which we have created within our team and the collaborative relationship we have with our clients. Whether you’re an event production pro, experienced freelancer or just starting out, if you think you have what it takes we’d love to hear from you.

See our open positions

supporting our local community

We have been privileged to work with local charity Willen Hospice for the last 10 years. The hospice provides incredible support and specialist end-of-life care for people in Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas.

We help this awe-inspiring charity deliver their fundraising events.

Monies raised at their Brain Game quiz night, Alternative Ascot race days and Lights of Love ceremony go towards the costs of running much needed services for people in palliative care, their carers, family and friends.

We are proud of what we achieve together and we look forward to supporting them for many, many more years to come….

Donate to this amazing cause here.

 

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