Beena Chester

Executive Director, Events and Large-scale Projects, London First


Beena is responsible for Skills London, UK's biggest jobs and careers event aimed at 15 to 24 year olds and London Planning Awards, which is organised in partnership with the Mayor of London.

These events form part of the London First events portfolio, which Beena joined in 2008. At London First, Beena has grown the events delivered to their members whilst leading on the introduction of new conferences, award ceremonies and other large-scale events.

With nearly 20 years' experience delivering a broad spectrum of events in the membership sector, Beena previously worked at the French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain where she also had the opportunity to work with members of both the French and British governments as well as HRH The Prince of Wales.

Outside of work, Beena enjoys life with her family, yoga and travelling.

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