Get to know the people behind Westworks:

Ian Dorward
Chief Executive

Ian has recently joined Westworks as CEO and is looking forward to leading the organisation to deliver an ambitious but achievable strategy, which will see enhanced services for both our members and suppliers alike.

Karina Gent
Head of Operations

Karina has oversight of all tendering activity through Westworks. She takes the lead on liaison with suppliers and users, ensuring that Westworks have a good understanding of our users’ requirements and how our suppliers can deliver against them.

Beth Forrest
Operations Officer

Beth leads on live tendering activity, including liaising between suppliers and users, supplier onboarding and general enquiries.

Giovanna Curaba
Finance and Business Support Officer

Giovanna supports the Head of Finance and Business Support, taking ownership when dealing with transactional finance duties, supporting suppliers with Levy collection, and collating and reporting on data where needed.

Lucy Tarrant
Operations Officer

Lucy leads on live tendering activity, including liaising between suppliers and users, supplier onboarding and general enquiries.

Chloe Wilkinson
Marketing & Communications Officer

Chloe manages the overarching marketing strategy for Westworks, and enjoys looking for ways to improve our communication methods to our users and suppliers. Future ambitions for the marketing of Westworks involve organising events that educate and inform our community with news and information from our industry.

Lorna Matthews
Business Support and Finance Assistant

Lorna supports the Head of Finance and Business Support, taking ownership with the provision of financial and information systems, contract administration and management support matters, alongside supporting the team and other areas of the business where necessary.

Lindsey Mayhew
Business Support and Finance Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Lindsey has joined the team to support the Head of Finance and Business Support whilst Giovanna is away on maternity leave. Lindsey will be undertaking tasks such as supporting suppliers with Levy collection, collating and reporting on data when needed, and overseeing transactional financial duties.

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Wendy Williams
Operations Support Assistant

Wendy supports the Operations team with the daily running of the operational aspect of Westworks. Wendy provides administrative support to team, as well as tracking and reporting on tender activity, collating and preparing information, and generating and issuing routine tender correspondence.