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Nicky Wake

Nicky Wake
Managing Director & Owner

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… working remotely on a cruise ship…
  • Favourite drink… red wine – no surprises there!
  • Dine out… steak and chips at Hawksmoor

Get in touch:
nicky@dontpanicprojects.com

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Joe Charlton

Joe Charlton
Head of Events

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… out with friends
  • Spirit animal… unicorn
  • Secret talent… voguing

Get in touch:
joe@dontpanicprojects.com

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Nancy Dykins

Nancy Dykins
Operations Director

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… I’m outdoors
  • Dream birthday venue… a mega yacht in the Mediterranean
  • Spirit animal… tardigrade

Get in touch:
nancy.dykins@dontpanicprojects.com

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Ashley Parkinson

Ashley Parkinson
Head of Sales

Ashley joined Don’t Panic as Business Development Manager in February 2015. He previously worked for First Choice Holidays as Team Manager and Yell selling advertising into the Yellow Pages and digital media. He’s also a keen cricketer and captain of Ramsbottom 2nds.

Get in touch:
ashley.parkinson@dontpanicprojects.com

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Michelle Graham

Michelle Graham
Finance Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… spending quality time with my family
  • Final meal… veggie pizza, sticky toffee pudding with custard and cheese & biscuits
  • Favourite drink… wine – any colour, not fussy!

Get in touch:
accounts@dontpanicprojects.com

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Chloe Chadwick

Chloe Chadwick
Creative Director

Three Fun Facts:

  • Looking forward to… adopting many dogs!
  • Dine out… Chaophraya, Thaikhun, anything Thai!
  • Spirit animal… penguin

Get in touch:
chloe.chadwick@dontpanicprojects.com

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Addae Abeng

Addae Abeng
Web Developer

Addae joined Don’t Panic in March 2016 as our in-house web developer.

Get in touch:
addae.abeng@dontpanicprojects.com

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Sarah Belcher

Sarah Belcher
Events Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… I am eating!
  • Dream birthday venue… on a hot beach, with a large alcoholic beverage in my hand!
  • Spirit animal… a leopard, you can often find me sporting the print in my everyday outfits!

Get in touch:
sarah.belcher@dontpanicprojects.com

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Lucy Benyon

Lucy Benyon
Sales Executive

Three Fun Facts:

  • Favourite drink… strawberry gin!!
  • Dine out… The Firepit
  • Dream birthday venue… VEGAS!!!!

Get in touch:
lucy.benyon@dontpanicprojects.com

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Hannah Bulfield

Hannah Bulfield
Content Marketing Executive

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… I’m on the beach, and not in the wettest city in England!
  • Dream holiday destination… Pig Beach in the Bahamas (with the swimming pigs)
  • Favourite drink… Diet Coke

Get in touch:
hannah.bulfield@dontpanicprojects.com

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Michael Cass

Michael Cass
Sales Executive

Three fun facts:

  • Happiest when… lying horizontally
  • Listening to… timeless Spotify playlist – Dylan, Dire Straits, Springsteen, Bon Iver, Joanna Newsom and more
  • Secret talent… I am a world class catcher and could probably play pro cricket, if only as a fielder

Get in touch:
michael.cass@dontpanicprojects.com

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Sian Clifford

Sian Clifford
Exhibitions Event Executive

Three Fun Facts:

  • Favourite film… Moulin Rouge
  • Dine out… Anything Steak related, preferably Miller & Carter
  • Favourite drink… Amaretto Sours

Get in touch:
sian.clifford@dontpanicprojects.com

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Jemma Edwards

Jemma Edwards
Digital Marketing Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Listening to… Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats
  • Final Meal… Five Guys
  • Spirit Animal… Daria Morgendorffer

Get in touch:
jemma.edwards@dontpanicprojects.com

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Layla Evans

Layla Evans
Event Sponsorship Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… I’m by the sea
  • Favourite drink… Old Fashioned
  • Looking forward to… traveling to the Philippines in May!

Get in touch:
layla.evans@dontpanicprojects.com

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Scot Furness

Scot Furness
Events Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… I’ve taken my socks off
  • Signature cocktail… dirty martini
  • Worst purchase ever… every losing lottery ticket

Get in touch:
scot.furness@dontpanicprojects.com

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Ciaran Grimshaw

Ciaran Grimshaw
Web Developer Assistant

Three Fun Facts:

  • Favourite drink… rum and coke
  • Looking forward to… passing my level 4 apprenticeship
  • Final meal… a big Sunday roast (with plenty of gravy!)

Get in touch:
ciaran.grimshaw@dontpanicprojects.com

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James Harding

James Harding
Graphic Designer

Three Fun Facts:

  • Favourite film… The Shawshank Redemption. It’s okay for grown men to cry, right?
  • Listening to… BBC 6 Music is the usual vibe in the creative team office
  • Looking forward to… the day my new baby lets me have some proper sleep!

Get in touch:
james.harding@dontpanicprojects.com

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Becky Mellor

Becky Mellor
Events Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… playing with one of the office dogs
  • Reading… a historical novel
  • Signature cocktail… Mojito

Get in touch:
becky.mellor@dontpanicprojects.com

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Sarah Power

Sarah Power
Speaker Bureau Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… spending time with family and friends
  • Final meal… fillet steak or a proper beef roast dinner!
  • Favourite drink… prosecco!

Take a look at our speaker bureau here.

Get in touch:
sarah.power@dontpanicprojects.com

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Alex Rimmer

Alex Rimmer
Events Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Favourite drink… raspberry gin and lemon tonic
  • Reading… The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k, by Sarah Knight
  • Happiest when… I am on holiday, pool side with a Pina Colada

Get in touch:
alex.rimmer@dontpanicprojects.com

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Beth Sedgwick

Beth Sedgwick
Event Executive

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… on a beach with a rum punch in hand
  • Final meal… has to be Nandos, my fave
  • Dream birthday venue … on a huge yacht in the South of France

Get in touch:
beth.sedwick@dontpanicprojects.com

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Dog Dog

Dog Dog
Office Dog / Therapist

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… sleeping
  • Looking forward to… snack time
  • Spirit animal… dog
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Nicky Wake

Nicky Wake
Managing Director & Owner

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… working remotely on a cruise ship…
  • Favourite drink… red wine – no surprises there!
  • Dine out… steak and chips at Hawksmoor

Get in touch:
nicky@dontpanicprojects.com

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Joe Charlton

Joe Charlton
Head of Events

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… out with friends
  • Spirit animal… unicorn
  • Secret talent… voguing

Get in touch:
joe@dontpanicprojects.com

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Nancy Dykins

Nancy Dykins
Operations Director

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… I’m outdoors
  • Dream birthday venue… a mega yacht in the Mediterranean
  • Spirit animal… tardigrade

Get in touch:
nancy.dykins@dontpanicprojects.com

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Ashley Parkinson

Ashley Parkinson
Head of Sales

Ashley joined Don’t Panic as Business Development Manager in February 2015. He previously worked for First Choice Holidays as Team Manager and Yell selling advertising into the Yellow Pages and digital media. He’s also a keen cricketer and captain of Ramsbottom 2nds.

Get in touch:
ashley.parkinson@dontpanicprojects.com

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Michelle Graham

Michelle Graham
Finance Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… spending quality time with my family
  • Final meal… veggie pizza, sticky toffee pudding with custard and cheese & biscuits
  • Favourite drink… wine – any colour, not fussy!

Get in touch:
accounts@dontpanicprojects.com

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Chloe Chadwick

Chloe Chadwick
Creative Director

Three Fun Facts:

  • Looking forward to… adopting many dogs!
  • Dine out… Chaophraya, Thaikhun, anything Thai!
  • Spirit animal… penguin

Get in touch:
chloe.chadwick@dontpanicprojects.com

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Addae Abeng

Addae Abeng
Web Developer

Addae joined Don’t Panic in March 2016 as our in-house web developer.

Get in touch:
addae.abeng@dontpanicprojects.com

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Sarah Belcher

Sarah Belcher
Events Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… I am eating!
  • Dream birthday venue… on a hot beach, with a large alcoholic beverage in my hand!
  • Spirit animal… a leopard, you can often find me sporting the print in my everyday outfits!

Get in touch:
sarah.belcher@dontpanicprojects.com

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Lucy Benyon

Lucy Benyon
Sales Executive

Three Fun Facts:

  • Favourite drink… strawberry gin!!
  • Dine out… The Firepit
  • Dream birthday venue… VEGAS!!!!

Get in touch:
lucy.benyon@dontpanicprojects.com

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Hannah Bulfield

Hannah Bulfield
Content Marketing Executive

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… I’m on the beach, and not in the wettest city in England!
  • Dream holiday destination… Pig Beach in the Bahamas (with the swimming pigs)
  • Favourite drink… Diet Coke

Get in touch:
hannah.bulfield@dontpanicprojects.com

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Michael Cass

Michael Cass
Sales Executive

Three fun facts:

  • Happiest when… lying horizontally
  • Listening to… timeless Spotify playlist – Dylan, Dire Straits, Springsteen, Bon Iver, Joanna Newsom and more
  • Secret talent… I am a world class catcher and could probably play pro cricket, if only as a fielder

Get in touch:
michael.cass@dontpanicprojects.com

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Sian Clifford

Sian Clifford
Exhibitions Event Executive

Three Fun Facts:

  • Favourite film… Moulin Rouge
  • Dine out… Anything Steak related, preferably Miller & Carter
  • Favourite drink… Amaretto Sours

Get in touch:
sian.clifford@dontpanicprojects.com

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Jemma Edwards

Jemma Edwards
Digital Marketing Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Listening to… Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats
  • Final Meal… Five Guys
  • Spirit Animal… Daria Morgendorffer

Get in touch:
jemma.edwards@dontpanicprojects.com

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Layla Evans

Layla Evans
Event Sponsorship Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… I’m by the sea
  • Favourite drink… Old Fashioned
  • Looking forward to… traveling to the Philippines in May!

Get in touch:
layla.evans@dontpanicprojects.com

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Scot Furness

Scot Furness
Events Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… I’ve taken my socks off
  • Signature cocktail… dirty martini
  • Worst purchase ever… every losing lottery ticket

Get in touch:
scot.furness@dontpanicprojects.com

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Ciaran Grimshaw

Ciaran Grimshaw
Web Developer Assistant

Three Fun Facts:

  • Favourite drink… rum and coke
  • Looking forward to… passing my level 4 apprenticeship
  • Final meal… a big Sunday roast (with plenty of gravy!)

Get in touch:
ciaran.grimshaw@dontpanicprojects.com

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James Harding

James Harding
Graphic Designer

Three Fun Facts:

  • Favourite film… The Shawshank Redemption. It’s okay for grown men to cry, right?
  • Listening to… BBC 6 Music is the usual vibe in the creative team office
  • Looking forward to… the day my new baby lets me have some proper sleep!

Get in touch:
james.harding@dontpanicprojects.com

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Becky Mellor

Becky Mellor
Events Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… playing with one of the office dogs
  • Reading… a historical novel
  • Signature cocktail… Mojito

Get in touch:
becky.mellor@dontpanicprojects.com

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Sarah Power

Sarah Power
Speaker Bureau Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… spending time with family and friends
  • Final meal… fillet steak or a proper beef roast dinner!
  • Favourite drink… prosecco!

Take a look at our speaker bureau here.

Get in touch:
sarah.power@dontpanicprojects.com

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Alex Rimmer

Alex Rimmer
Events Manager

Three Fun Facts:

  • Favourite drink… raspberry gin and lemon tonic
  • Reading… The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k, by Sarah Knight
  • Happiest when… I am on holiday, pool side with a Pina Colada

Get in touch:
alex.rimmer@dontpanicprojects.com

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Beth Sedgwick

Beth Sedgwick
Event Executive

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… on a beach with a rum punch in hand
  • Final meal… has to be Nandos, my fave
  • Dream birthday venue … on a huge yacht in the South of France

Get in touch:
beth.sedwick@dontpanicprojects.com

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Dog Dog

Dog Dog
Office Dog / Therapist

Three Fun Facts:

  • Happiest when… sleeping
  • Looking forward to… snack time
  • Spirit animal… dog

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