Meet the team behind the
Quality Food and Drink Awards
Helen Lyons
Helen Lyons
Publishing Director
T: (UK): +44 (0)20 8253 8700
T: (Ireland): +353 (0)1 817 6360
Helen oversees and leads the Quality Food and Drink Awards and the Retail Portfolio, which includes Independent Retail News magazine, Talking Retail website and the Retail Industry Awards.

Beckie Dart
Beckie Dart
Group Head of Events
T: +44 (0)20 8253 8706
Beckie is an award-winning events professional who manages all the awards within the Quality Food Awards and Retail portfolios.

Beth Treleaven
Event Manager
T: (UK): +44 (0)20 8253 8663
T: (Ireland): +353 (0)1 817 6363
Beth manages the Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards, the Irish Foodservice Quality Food Awards and Irish Good Choice! Quality Food Awards.

Katie Theofanous
Event Manager
T: +44 (0)20 8253 8392
Katie manages the UK Local Shop Quality Food Awards, UK Foodservice Quality Food Awards and the Retail Industry Awards.

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Sacha Burek
Event Manager
T: +44 (0)20 8253 8707
Sacha project manages the Quality Food Awards Small Producer awards.

Lauren Linfield
Head of Marketing, Quality Food Awards portfolio
T: +44 (0)20 8253 8729
Lauren manages marketing for the Quality Food & Drink Awards and Retail portfolios, ensuring all communications drive and support brand activities.

Kim Reddick
Commercial Manager
T: +44 (0)20 8253 8703
Kim is the person to speak to about fantastic commercial opportunities with the Quality brand, be it advertising on our websites, sponsoring packages at our events or partnerships and associations.

Elena Dimama
T: +44 (0)20 8253 8626
Elena edits this website and is the editorial contact for all coverage on the awards.