Geoff is responsible for all aspects of IOG business and has been engaged in a modernisation programme since he started with the IOG in 2005.
Jason oversees the delivery of the Grounds and Natural Turf Improvement Programme as well as the IOG's Learning Department.
Tim joined the IOG in October 2015 and has experience in marketing strategy development and implementation.
Alan joined the IOG in October 2015 and has responsibility to oversee the Finance and Administration functions in relation to all IOG matters. He is based at the Milton Keynes office.
Luke joined the IOG in September 2019 and is primarily responsible for the growth, development, management and delivery of the IOG’s annual SALTEX exhibition, as well as providing a schedule of yea
Karen is responsible for recruiting new members as well as further developing opportunities for managing events and sponsorship, with membership, employers and other interested organisations.
Chris has overall responsibility for the design and build of IOG Learning, its training and qualification courses.
A key part of engaging members is the delivery of the IOG training products for which Dan has an oversight on marketing and service quality and delivery.
Louise has been the IOG's main point of contact for membership enquiries and renewals for a number of years.
Lisa works alongside Louise Hopkins as a key point of contact for membership enquiries and renewals.
Anita deals with all aspects of training & education and is responsible for the organisation and administration of IOG courses and all educational qualifications.
Jo is responsible for the IOG's sales & purchase ledger and assists with office administration and all things IOG related.
Nicola is the Programme Administrator for the Grounds and Natural Turf Improvement Programme.
Before joining the Grounds and Natural Turf Improvement Programme, Ian had been contracted by the IOG, from 2008, as the regional advisor for the North of England, a role which included Ian working
Formerly assistant groundsman at Leicester City FC (since 2008), Tom is accredited to NVQ Level 3 in Sports Turf Management and NVQ Level 2 in Amenity Horticulture.
Darren joined the programme in January 2015.
Ian joins the IOG with a wealth of managerial expertise with 12 years’ experience working alongside national and local key industry partners managing projects, budgets and timescales.
Julien brings to the role an extensive skills set and knowledge base after beginning his groundsmanship career as a 15-year-old volunteer at his local cricket club (Attleborough Sports) and, during
Daniel brings to the role more than 11 years of groundsmanship and horticultural experience, underpinned by current studies towards his Level 3 Diploma in Horticulture (Sports Turf) to complement t
Phil brings more than 30 years’ experience to this role. He entered the industry from school, joining Essex County Cricket Club on a youth training scheme, gaining a city and guilds qualification.
Simon brings more than 30 years’ experience to this role and he has achieved NVQ2 and NVQ3 in Greenkeeping and Sports Turf Management.
With strong and practical groundsmanship experience gained over 10 years with a youth football club – including being named as ECFA Youth Club Groundsman of the Year – 2006/2007 – Kevin has worked