Meet our team
Our team has over 90 years of experience and expertise in conference and event management. Our motto is to work in partnership with our clients to produce memorable conferences/events that create lasting impressions.
Barry is a working director of Consec - Conference and Event Management, a privately owned professional conference and event management company, based in Canberra (established 1995), providing conference and event management services to associations, corporate and government clients.
Barry has extensive event/conference management, marketing, public relations, media and sponsorship experience developed over 35 years. He is a certified event manager (CEM), a qualification gained through the Professional Conference Organisers (PCO) Association.
Working across a range of market segments, Barry has been responsible for the overall project management of many conferences and events which have been held nationally and internationally in Hawaii, Fiji, Singapore and New Zealand.
He has been a consultant to business and the sports industry and has undertaken management and organisational reviews, negotiated sponsorship contracts and devised marketing and public relations strategies.
As a senior sports administrator, he travelled extensively and internationally, to major meetings, conference and sporting tournaments. He was a member of the Organising Committee for the World Youth Soccer Championships held in Australia and has a sound understanding of the logistical issues association with planning and managing large events as well as a sound understanding of the cultures and customs of Asian countries from the Middle East to Japan.
Barry is President of the Professional Conference Organisers (PCO) Association; a board member of the Canberra Convention Bureau and a board member of the ACCOR Advisory Board.
In 1995, Pamela opened the Consec office in Canberra. Since then, Consec has managed many conferences, events and workshops nationally and internationally. She is very proud of the fact that Consec has developed a reputation for providing a high level of service to event delegates from a wide range of industries, communities, cultures and countries.
Pamela has had some 35 years experience in the area of conference/event management, secretariat services and office administration. She has developed a reputation as a "people" person using her consultation and liaison skills effectively in communicating with others. She is a strong advocate of developing working relationships based on trust and effective communication and believes she has done so with each of the conferences she has managed. Pam believes productive liaison and communication between all parties ensures a spirit of teamwork and cooperation.
Pamela was a board member of Lifeline Australia (Canberra) for 5 years and member of their Marketing & Promotions Sub-Committee for 7 years. She was the Executive Officer of the Meetings Industry Association of Australia (MIAA) ACT Branch for 3 years, and has also taught Conference Program Development at the Canberra Institute of Technology.
Senior Project Manager
Senior Project Manager
CEM, GradCertEvtsMgt, BSportsMgt, BTrsmMgt
After completing three degrees, Abby has worked in event and function management in the licensed club industry and event management and fundraising in the not-for-profit sector. These hands-on roles have provided her with a full understanding of conference and event management.
Abby has been responsible for managing various budgets from smaller scale events to large national campaign events. With experience in social media management, sponsorship, marketing and excellent time management skills, she excels when presented with tight timeframes and deadlines. Abby has a contemporary approach to preparing and delivering successful events and conferences.
Abby is passionate about delivering successful events that have impact and achieve the objectives of all stakeholders.
With a passion for bringing visions to life and a Bachelor's degree in Event and Tourism Management from the University of Canberra, Tilly has become an integral part of the Consec team. Starting her journey at Consec as a Project Assistant, Tilly has demonstrated dedication and an aptitude for assisting in the management of successful events. Through her pursuit of excellence, she has ascended to her current role as Project Manager.
Before joining Consec, Tilly spent five years honing her skills in various roles within the tourism industry. These experiences provided her with a solid foundation in client engagement, thorough planning and seamless execution - skills that transitioned into conference and event management.
As a Project Manager at Consec, Tilly continues to weave her background in tourism into organising conferences.
Assistant Project Manager
Assistant Project Manager
Isobel Davie is a skilled Assistant Project Manager. Holding a Certificate 3 in Event Management, Isobel combines her passion for well-organized events with a strong foundation in customer service. Her adeptness at multitasking and staying composed under pressure makes her an indispensable asset during event planning. With an acute eye for detail she ensures excellence in everything she does.
Isobel's proficiency in EventsAir, Microsoft Office Suite, and project management applications elevates her role as an Assistant Project Manager. Her ability to wield these tools effectively not only enhances Consec's event management capabilities but also underscores her commitment to delivering exceptional experiences for clients and attendees alike.
Claire is a part qualified accountant (AAT) and has been
working as a bookkeeper in small and medium enterprises for over 30 years. She
is experienced in MYOB accounting software as well as all the Microsoft Office
programs. She has worked for clients in various market sectors, and with
multiple related companies, as well as setting up accounting systems for new
companies. Claire has also completed a Bachelor of Business degree in
Entertainment Management, and worked in the events industry.
Strategic Partners and In-house Capabilities
Consec has, over many years, built up in-house capabilities and works with a team of strategic partners. The in-house capabilities and partner's expertise include:
- graphic design
- audio visual - webcasting and video production
- exhibition building
- conference/event accessories
- websites and apps
Consec Support Staff
Consec has a number of other staff employed to support the management team – to assist with registrations and other conference/event duties.