SENIOR EVENT CONSULTANT
With a unique flair and finesse, Lucia has a great presence and ability to remain in complete control of whatever she takes on. From growing up in Mexico, to completing her education in Switzerland, Lucia has continued to live at an international level, planning incredible Banana Split events right across the globe.
“My favourite Banana event was a 60th birthday party at our clients beautiful villa in St Tropez. Everyone had the best time and it was a total joy to organise and work on”
PRODUCTION MANAGER & CREW CHIEF
With 20 years of experience, Greg heads up our onsite crew. He is unwavering, precise and truly gifted at all things practical. It is both his role and his passion to build the scene for your event to play out upon and he does it with charm and ease.
“My favourite Banana event was a wedding in Italy for 200 guests, built on a hill-top football pitch. They said it couldn't be done, but we did it! ”
DIRECTOR & HEAD OF PRODUCTION
David oversees the production of all Banana Split events. His technical mind and logistical wizardry set him apart from the rest. With a 20-year career at Banana Split, David truly understands what it takes to bring our incredible events to life and his unrivalled expertise across all things sound and lighting mean a magnificent sensory experience and wonderful atmosphere are at the centre of all of our events
“My favourite Banana event was a 4 day birthday party in Mexico, 250 guests, 10 headline acts. 750 staff and a bespoke Hacienda! ”
EVENT & CREATIVE COORDINATOR
With an incredible eye for detail and a unique creative flair, Katie produces inspiring visual aids to support the event planning team in ensuring the best possible service to our clients. Katie has been on the most wonderful journey at Banana Split, from starting out on the reception desk back in 2010, to developing her amazing talent in creative design through the years and with appropriate training, enabling her to take on a bespoke role at Banana Split.
“My favourite Banana event was a 4 day Wedding in London, with a 24 hour Banana Split concierge for 700 guests! ”
Cristiane is an integral part of the Banana Split family, ensuring bills are paid, invoices are sent and everything finance related ticks along like clockwork. By her own admission, it's not the most glamorous role in the business but what it lacks in magic, it more than makes up for in importance. Without strict financial control the Banana Split team could not create the wonderful and unique events we are famous for.
“The Christmas tree installation we did at Annabel's has to be my favourite Banana spectacle. It became a tourist attraction and rightly so, it was mind blowing!”
SENIOR EVENT CONSULTANT
Charlotte brings a diligent and inventive energy to Banana Split. She is a tireless perfectionist on site and puts every effort into ensuring our clients have the best events possible. Having previously gained 6 years experience working at a globally leading catering company, Charlotte's career maturity and dynamism mean she is well-versed in all types of events.
“My favourite Banana event has to be a wedding in Florence, it was genuinely unique and entirely surpassed our client's expectations”
SENIOR EVENT CONSULTANT
Working as a Banana Split planner for the last 8 years, Nicole has developed a wonderful work ethic and relishes in running her events like clockwork. Nicole's passion and enthusiasm are what client's love most about her and she always exceeds expectations.
“My favourite Banana event was when we turned the Savoy ballroom into an underwater wonderland, filling it with all-things Little Mermaid. It was magical”
LIGHTING DESIGNER & PROGRAMMER
Another long-term member of the Banana Split family, in his 15th year at the company, Scott remains at the helm of all things Lighting. Designing, planning, programming and setting up our unique array of lighting equipment, his stupendous knowledge and experience mean illumination is always on point.
“My favourite Banana event was an intimate 50th birthday in the Maldives, for just 50 guests and lots of lighting! ”
Our founder Julian maintains his position at the heart of our organisation. And with over 40 years' experience, brand heritage and a history of ground-breaking events, It is Julian's undiluted passion to continue to break the mould, that set Banana Split apart. Renowned for his charismatic personality, passionate outlook, mind blowing creativity and incredible attention to detail, Julian is a true visionary and is highly regarded by both his peers and his raft of joyous clients.
“My favourite Banana event was a magical celebration in Venice for 100 guests where the venue was a palace and the mode of transport was gondola...my wedding!”
DIRECTOR & HEAD OF TALENT
Anthony followed in his father's footsteps and joined the company, meaning we are truly a family business. It's his charm and flair coupled with his passion for finding exciting talent to match every event that makes him so good at what he does. Anthony focuses on attaining the talent our clients want to see and he is the best there is at this, but his talents don't stop there. He is also an accomplished event manager.
“My favourite Banana event was a Pool Party in Mexico where Bruno Mars performed while guests enjoyed the show from the swimming pool! ”
DIRECTOR & HEAD OF EVENTS
With over 15 years of event experience and a true thirst to work on the most exciting events, Jamie's enthusiasm and positive energy permeates all he does. He thrives on the fast-paced atmosphere of the events industry and always pushing boundaries. Jamie's creative yet extremely technical mind coupled with his incredible business acumen mean he is a huge driving force behind our fantastic team and so many of Banana Splits ground-breaking events.
“My favourite Banana event was the launch of the W-Hotel in Singapore for 2000 guests, with entertainment from NY, LA and Japan!”
PERSONAL & EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO JULIAN POSNER
Meena is our longest serving employee, joining the company back in 1997. Her dedication and commitment are remarkable. Her role is to support Julian and she does this with rigour and enthusiasm, prolifically juggling multiple requirements with absolute discretion. Another string to our bow is Meenas historical knowledge of everything we've done before, as her experience simply enhances all that we do.
“Our long-standing client's wedding in Marrakech was my absolute favourite Banana event. We built the marquee in the middle of a lake and it was just magical”