Our Team

Our Team

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The team at Hothorpe Venues are skilled and experienced in providing the best in hospitality to all our guests. It’s hard to list everyone, but it’s fair to say that every member of the team will contribute to making your event a success in some way or another.

Here’s a list of our Department leaders and staff that you are most likely to encounter along the

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Ross Dunning

General Manager

Has the vision, mission and values that is Hothorpe Venues. Leads on strategy and undertakes many important jobs, which are often unseen, to ensure the smooth running of the business.


Chris Firth

Finance Director

Chris’ ultimate responsibility is maintaining the budget and providing accurate financial forecasts for the board, as well as giving financial guidance to Hothorpe's teams.


Jenny Allsopp

Sales Co-ordinator

Likely to be your cheery first point of contact when enquiring about a meeting, residential or function.

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Emma West

Marketing Co-ordinator

Oversees the marketing of Hothorpe Venues, including social media, email marketing and brand identity.


Aimee Buijs-Clark

Wedding Co-ordinator

Aimee's enthusiasm for your big day will shine through from the start! She'll take your dreams and let you know how we can make them reality.


Lisa Jones

Wedding Co-ordinator

From enquiry through to the big day, Lisa is meticulous in ensuring all the little bits - from stationery to the position of the dance floor - that make a couple’s day perfect are complete.

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Stephanie Wheeler

Wedding Manager

Stephanie works with couples from initial show round, to planning, to the wedding day, to ensure each bride and groom enjoys their most perfect day.

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Kim Bale

Accounts Assistant

Liaises with customers on deposits when due, as well as issues final invoices, post-event. Kim is also responsible for ensuring our suppliers are paid each month, on time.

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Andrea Smith

Accounts Assistant

Andrea is responsible for ensuring invoices are processed and suppliers are paid.

Housekeeping Manager

Jasmin Luechinger

Housekeeping Manager

Jasmin ensures - through the management of the housekeeping team - that both venues are clean, tidy and ready for guests, across Hothorpe Hall and The Woodlands' 78 bedrooms and all communal areas.

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Danni Lawrence

Food and Beverage Supervisor

Will ultimately make sure you’re fed and watered on time, in the right place and best of all, it looks good and is super tasty!

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Aidy Todd


Has top-notch cooking skills! Leads the team of resident chefs to ensure a superb menu is served every time.

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