Rory is currently Production Director at Avantgarde's UK office. His passion for the events industry began with his first paid role aged five helping to take down shell scheme stands at The London Designer Collections (which went on to become London Fashion Week). His first full time role was for exhibition and conference organisers Single Market Events working as Operation Manager on shows including London Fashion Week and the BBC Good Food Show.
Making a change in 1999, Rory became the first Production Manager at experiential marketing agency RPM and went on to build up a department of fifteen production specialists before joining the board in 2013. RPM’s client list included BSkyB, Diageo, Heineken UK, Nestle, E.ON, M&S, Cancer Research UK and Reebok among others.
In 2015 Rory joined creative events agency INCA Productions as their Production Director, working with clients such as Anya Hindmarch, Belstaff, DAKS, Jasper Conran, Naked Heart Foundation to name but a few. He has recently moved to Avantgarde who manage Honda's European motor show programme, deliver pop-up store across the UK for Porsche and deliver dealer conferences for Bridgestone.
Rory is a guest lecturer at Westminster University.