The RoCRE Team
Katie Simmons - Head of Events
Katie joined RoCRE in January 2016 and, as Head of Events, has responsibility for leading, growing and developing the conference and catering business to ensure that all clients’ needs are met and events are run efficiently. Before joining RoCRE, Katie spent 13 years as Head of Conference Logistics for ICBI, a division of Informa, where she grew the portfolio of events to 52 per year and managed budgets in excess of £10 million. Katie has also worked at Brocket Hall and started her career organising training courses at Thomson Financial.
Asmaa Shariff - Head of Client Services & Innovation Programmes
Asmaa joined RoCRE in March 2015 and is responsible for the provision of services to companies based in the Daniel Hall and Lawes Open Innovation Hub buildings. Asmaa joined RoCRE from The Economist Group in London and has a background in sales, event management and property management. She is also the team’s resident polyglot and the first point of contact for international clients.