Meet the St Albans organising team
Patricia is a coach, consultant, and author. She has run a consultancy for 20 years that specialises in complex, business to business sales, skills, and methodology. Latterly she has focussed on skills and coaching. She has always been a passionate advocate of gender balance, motivating her to write a bestselling book about women being heard. She particularly enjoys working with women to overcome challenges they face in the workplace.
Outside of work and curating TEDx St Albans, she is the mother of 2 university-aged daughters and enjoys contributing to her various communities as a school governor, a church council member, Vice Chair of the sales and marketing employer panel for the Institute for Apprenticeships and Director of Elect Her.
Wendy is Office Manager for a successful Sales consultancy business in St Albans and joined the TEDx team to look after all the administration and logistics required!
She is also kept busy as Vice Chair of St Albans Athletic Club and enjoys a new challenge.
Eleanor is a 2nd year undergraduate studying history and politics at the University of Sheffield. When she’s not studying or creating our social media content, she enjoys playing Basketball and Lacrosse, as well as immersing herself fully in student life!
Amy Burnett is the owner of a local video production company, and works with businesses all over the UK to produce a range of video content. Heading up the video side of TEDx St Albans, Amy has also been the sustainability champion whilst organising the event.
Outside of work, Amy loves to be active and outdoors, with lake swimming being the latest addition to her hobbies. She also spends a lot of her time at The Odyssey cinema!
Sarah Pascaru is a digital marketing trainer and strategist based in St Albans and helps businesses navigate the ever-changing social media landscape. She is also a mentor and visiting lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire and a paid social tutor on a digital marketing programme with a social enterprise in collaboration with the Prince’s Trust.
Outside of work, Sarah loves weight training at a local gym and Zumba
Cheryl is the CEO of an award-winning digital marketing and HubSpot agency with a national and international client base. Recently awarded Businessperson of the Year at the Hertfordshire SME Awards, Cheryl is highly respected as an industry thought leader, public speaker and business leader. She has grown her successful business on values-based relationships with her team of almost 30 staff.
Outside the business, Cheryl is additionally Vice Chair of the St Albans Chamber and a mother of two. Learning and development is really important to Cheryl and she has always been a big fan of TEDx talks and is excited to be part of the dynamic team bringing TEDx to St Albans.
Claire is an events and marketing specialist with extensive experience working on national and international events. Having recently joined the St Albans District Chamber of Commerce team as the events and marketing lead, Claire is really enjoying working locally and getting to know our vibrant business community.
Outside the workplace, Claire is a busy mum of two, and player/ coach at local badminton club, Abbey Badminton.