We are privileged to work in a dedicated, hard-working and tight-knit team of professional and experienced individuals.  With many years of event management, research, finance management and practical industry experience between us to draw upon, we provide an excellent standard of business services to our member companies that helps them to increase their own business success.  And we love doing it!


Amanda Sizer Barrett
Director General
Vanessa Statham
PA to Director General

Events Team

Theresa Swann
Head of Events & Administration
Katie-Mai Smith
Events & Administration Manager
Tom Simmons
Events & Administration Assistant (Apprentice)

Research Team

Charlie Parker
Commercial Manager
Eleanor Wigram
Research Manager

Accounts Team

Nikola Curtis
Finance Manager
Kate Smith
Accounts Manager
Glennis Theobald
Accounts Assistant


Pat Flynn
Trade Association Manager, PetQuip


The Gardenex Board of Directors:

The Gardenex secretariat is advised and overseen by its Board of Directors.  Drawn from our member companies, Board members meet four times a year.

Director General:
Ms A Sizer Barrett MBE

Mr R Matthews – Summerfield Consultancy

Members of the Board:
Mr J Denham – VegTrug Ltd
Mr J Murray – Haddonstone Ltd
Mr S Riley – Haws Watering Cans
Mr G Smith – Trimetals Ltd
Mr J Stobart – Smart Garden Products Ltd
Ms J Thomas – Crest Garden Ltd