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

Katie-Mai Sage
Events Manager
Emma Brazier
Events, Administration & Sales Manager
Lydia Stubbs
Events, Social Media & Administration Manager

Research Team

Charlie Parker
Commercial Manager
(retired May 2023)
Eleanor Wigram
Research Manager

Accounts Team

Kate Smith
Accounts Manager
Glennis Theobald
Accounts Assistant

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 Amanda Sizer Barrett MBE

Mr Joe Denham – VegTrug Ltd

Members of the Board:

Mr Tony Barnett – Jardinopia
Mr Jonathan Stobart – Smart Garden Products Ltd
Mr Garry Smith – Trimetals Ltd