Meet the Access Displays Team

Each member of the Access Displays team has unique expertise and experience. Access Displays is a well-rounded, established company within the exhibition and display industry.

Furthermore, we have a unique blend of creativity and knowledge, helping us to provide an unparalleled service to our clients.

Peter Bowen - CEO and Founder, Access Displays

Peter Bowen

CEO and Founder

Experience: 31 years | Locations: Newbury and London

Expertise: Exhibitions, displays and visual communication.

With over 40 years’ experience in Sales and Marketing, Peter is a Fellow of the Institute of Sales and Marketing Managers. He has served time on the board of ESSA (Event Suppliers and Services Association). ESSA also shares a secretariat with sister organisations, Association of Event Organisers (AEO) and Association of Event Venues (AEV).

Furthermore, Peter is a champion for best practice. He contributes as a respected thought leader through UK and global trade journals and forums. With a passion for innovation, he steered the company to be recognised as a trusted global agency. The company serves all major UK venues, with staff based in Newbury, London, Bristol, Swindon and Manchester.

Charlotte Bowen

Charlotte Bowen

Operations Manager

Experience: 6 years | Location: Hungerford

Expertise: Business analysis.

Worked alongside the senior management team during a period of restructure to refocus operations on its core values. This included included managing key client and supplier relationships, HR & employee management responsibilities, setting up a Marketing team and managing the development and launch of a new website. I was responsible for operationally delivering senior management’s vision.

Background includes working as a Project Manager (Prince II qualified) for Key Accounts at Access Displays, delivering global exhibition programmes. Fully accountable for each project from brief, pitch documents, meetings, through to pre-site and onsite management- in the UK and abroad.

Emma Thatcher - Senior Project Manager, Access Displays

Emma Thatcher

Senior Project Manager

Experience: 21 years | Location: Swindon

Expertise: Project management of exhibition stands in the UK and globally.

Emma joined the company over 20 years ago, working as a junior administrator. She now has the responsibility of managing production crews and subcontractors. As well as project managing her own clients, Emma also has responsibility for the Swindon facility.

As the saying goes, if you want something done, ask a busy person. Emma is certainly that person.

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John Robertson - Sales Director (Scotland & North), Access Displays

John Robertson

Sales Director (Scotland & North)

Experience: 35 years | Locations: Scotland & North

Expertise: Understanding clients objectives and creating interesting exhibition solutions.

John has over 30 years sales and marketing experience, and has worked in the world of events and exhibitions for 22 of these. He takes great pride in understanding his client’s requirements and delivering high quality solutions. John has worked with a wide variety of clients, from large multinationals to independent business owners and has experience delivering projects across all continents.

Many projects have involved energy, renewables and pharmaceutical, often working with agencies to tell the client’s story in creative ways.

His hobbies include art and photography and he can often be found by the river or loch casting a line.

Steve Slough

Steve Slough

Area Sales Manager London & South East

Experience: 22 years | Locations: Guildford

Expertise: Exhibitions expert, specialising in trade shows, live events, event production, planning, coordination and corporate events.

Steve specialises in trade shows, live events, even production, planning, coordination and corporate events.

Reg Baker - Business Development Executive, Access Displays

Reg Baker

Business Development Executive

Experience: 31 years | Location: Swindon

Expertise: Bespoke display cases, graphics production, consumables and hire equipment.

As a trained jockey, Reg is no stranger to hurdles! Hence spending most of his time helping customers with design and graphic based projects. Reg has a passion for horses and photography. His weekends usually involve equestrian events, or mucking out his stables.

He has worked in the graphics industry for over 30 years and ran our own design studio. Reg is now in a position where he can share his advanced product and technical knowledge with designers, end users and also agencies.