Our people

Steve is a well known player in the Industry and has an extensive knowledge of the business globally. He has worked extensively in many Industry sectors where large projects have needed co-ordination and experience. Steve has managed events in the Far East, Middle East, Europe and North America.

With a wealth of African Show knowledge gained over years of involvement and residing on the continent, Steve has built up many contacts which are an asset to our African Show Operations and are of great assistance to our EF-GSM office in Cape Town South Africa.

Steve is also fluent in French which is of great assistance when dealing with the complexities of French speaking Africa.

Over 30 years' experience

Roger has worked for many years in the Telecommunications, IT and Technology sectors and has a worldwide knowledge of such events. His experience has become synonymous to this Industry which continues to enjoy explosive growth.

With many years of International Forwarding experience Roger has a wealth of knowledge of other event sectors to which the company maintains its focus.

Part of his Portfolio is significant site management experience and he controls many of the larger events where we are appointed official International Freight Forwarder and site handling contractor. Roger is a director and co-owner of the company.

23 years' experience

Michael has extensive International Freight Forwarding experience and is our main Customs Interface.

With extensive site Management experience Michael has co-ordinated Freight requirements for all major sectors of Industry on a global basis.

Michael also speaks Spanish fluently and is therefore involved in all our events in Spain and South America where his skills are a great asset to the Company.

More than 20 years' experience

Kevin Watkins joined the EF-GSM team in October 2018 as Business Development Manager. Kevin is a known face to many in the exhibition world and brings a wealth of experience to the company in many sectors of the Trade Show business. In moving forward he provides a further bolster to our already expanding event programme in both Hi Tech and communication development platforms for Key Multi National clients.

Over 20 years’ experience

Anna has extensive exhibition and conference experience having spent 20 years in the industry. She now specialises mainly in the exhibition forwarding needs of our key corporate account business.

20 years' experience

Ben joined EF-GSM in 2013 and over this time has undertaken training and gained knowledge of the Exhibition freight forwarding industry. He has had the opportunity to apply this by handling exhibitions in Europe, Africa and the UK, having worked at these events he has built good relationships with existing organisers and returning clients.

Natasha is our Senior Financial Manager and has a wealth of knowledge akin to the exhibition forwarding industry and its procedures.

15 years' experience

Dan has been with the company since 2014 and is the dedicated contact for onsite management and event coordination for one of our key clients. He continues to develop within the role and enjoys the new challenges associated with the industry. Previous to working for us he has had experience in international shipping and logistics for the household goods industry.

Dave is a valued member of the team handling our calendar of larger events and exhibitions. He has gained a vast amount of knowledge in the IT and Technology sector.

Joined in Jan 2012

Allan has a freight Forwarding background and has been in the business for many years

As principal site back up Allan has co-ordinated events in Europe and the Middle East on a regular basis

Allan has also acted as Foreman to site handling operations and is our principal staff controller of special projects which require specialist freight lifting requirements.

20 years' experience

Jacqui is part of our South African team and heads the Operation from Cape Town. She has unrivalled experience in co-ordinating Freight requirements for International events in the region. With a wealth of International Forwarding experience Jacqui has built up an excellent client base and handles dealings with both organizers and International Exhibitors. As part of our continued commitment to the region over the years and our trusted methods of Operation and experience Jacqui now sits on the committee of EXSA (Exhibition Association of South Africa).

25 years' experience

Being multi-lingual and with experience all around the globe, Xavier is a key member of our team for all on-site activities and key account management.

15 years' experience