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Blue Elephant is based in a 19,000 sq. ft. warehouse in South Godstone, just an hour from Central London. Our talented team takes great care of our multitude of clients including global corporations, high-net-worth individuals, festival promoters and historic venues.


Our solid reputation is built on quality, reliability and innovation and we are proud of the high number of repeat clients who return to Blue Elephant time and time again.

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Will Kemp

Managing Director 

Will has held a lifelong passion for production. His expertise includes lighting, sound, video & interactive technology. His in-depth knowledge of emerging technologies, combined with creativity & technical ability ensures Blue Elephant is an industry leader in innovative events.

Jason Hartnoll - Executive Director

Jason Hartnoll

Executive Director


Jason brings a wealth of experience to the team having worked for over 20 years in the live events & experiential industry. He has a proven track record in sales & business development along with the project management of global events and account management of our top-level clients.  

Director / CFO


Chris has spent his entire career working in the lighting rental industry, working as an accomplished visualisation specialist supporting design teams on a range of major high-profile international events.

Chris Burnage

Chris Burnage - Financial Director
Will Kemp - Managing Director
Dan Orchard - Commercial Director

Dan Orchard

Commercial Director

Dan has worked in live events for  over 20 years, starting in the concert and touring sector supporting acts such as Pearl Jam, Kasabian and Robbie Williams. Later he shifted focus to business development in the corporate events sector, helping clients to amplify engagement through technology. 


Tom Evans - Special Projects Director - Live Events

Tom Evans

Special Projects Director


Tom has more than 18 years experience in delivering projects in the events industry. Having delivered major projects such as NATO, COP, G7 as well as large fixed installation projects. Tom oversees project delivery processes, structure, quality and continuity of service.

Paul Teigh - Projects Director - Installations

Paul Teigh

Projects Director - Installations


Paul oversees our services to the cultural sector - focusing on museum and gallery installations (both temporary and permanent). He has managed projects at many of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the UK including the V&A, the Design Museum, the Natural History Museum and the British Museum.

Gareth Dean - Senior Live Events Project Manager

Gareth Dean

Senior Project Manager


Gareth has successfully delivered a wide variety of high-profile and logistically complex events internationally. From multi-million pound corporate shows to intimate weddings involving some of the world's biggest music artists; he supports clients from initial consultation to event completion.

Ollie RD - Project Manager - Live Events

Ollie Renouf-Donaldson

Senior Project Manager

Ollie has over 10 years experience within the events industry where he has built an extensive knowledge of providing technical support to live events and performances. He is a practicing  drummer and bass guitarist.

Seb Buck - AV Installations Manager

Seb Buck

Installations Manager

Seb joined Blue Elephant in 2022, having already worked in installations for over a decade. He has worked on large-scale projects all across the globe and can often be found exploring the great outdoors with his seven dogs.


Ciaron Harty - Senior Technical Manager

Ciaron Harty

Senior Technical Manager

Ciaron has worked on a wide range of large-scale live events all over the world and brings this experience to the delivery and implementation of the technical services that Blue Elephant provides.

Simon Buckmaster - AV Installations Technician

Simon Buckmaster

Harrison Routledge - Technical Production Manager

Harrison Routledge

Technical Production Manager

Harrison has been a touring production electrician for over 10 years and has worked on theatre shows such as Cats, Heathers and Cabaret. He regularly plays tennis and enjoys going on hikes with the family.

Jamie Harris - Audio Visual Technician

Jamie Harris

Ollie Stenning - Audio Visual Technician

Ollie Stenning


Ollie is a great support to our team in The Lab, helping to ensure everything is prepped to perfection. On-site he is a key part of the technical crew, often operating our video displays and editing content.

Keir Purdie - Technician

Keir Purdie

Installations Technician


Simon joined the Blue Elephant team in 2018. Having now worked in the industry for over 18 years, with his extensive technical knowledge he is responsible for the installations at Blue Elephant.


Having completed a Bachelor of Music and Technology at the University of Liverpool, Jamie joined the Blue Elephant team with the skills needed to make every event a success. He specialises in audio.

Junior Technician

Keir joined Blue Elephant in 2023, having worked in events for almost a decade. He studied Live Events Production Management at university and builds motorcycles, small electronics along with custom sound systems in his spare time.

Helena White - Junior AV Technician

Helena White

Junior Technician

Helena studied Film & Audio Production at Chichester University and has worked in events for over 2 years. She has previously specialised in audio and lighting but is keen to add to her growing skillset. In her spare time, she is an amateur writer and is Grade 8 in Piano.  


Laurence Harding - Operations Manager

Laurence Harding 

Operations Manager

Laurence has worked in events for over 18 years, running the scenic and warehouse operations for Blue Elephant. This includes managing inventory, overseeing scenery builds, ensuring quality control and optimising operational efficiency.

Michael Thomas - AV Equipment Hire Coordinator

Hire Coordinator

Michael runs Blue Elephant's dry hire of our premium audio, lighting and video equipment. In his spare time, he is a keen footballer, golfer and D(house/disco/techno).

Kane Jamieson - Scenic Warhouse Operative

Kane Jamieson

Warehouse Operative

Kane can regularly be seen constructing rigging, staging, scenery and tech surrounds in our warehouse. He is a keen football player and online gamer. 

Neil Robinson - Logistics Manager

Neil Robinson 

Logistics Manager

Neil has worked within logistics for over 25 years and in the events industry for over 7. Day-to-day he is responsible for the management of our fleet of vehicles, deliveries, collections and is the company's Chief Barbecuer.

Bobbi Dearlove - Warehouse AV Technician

Warehouse Technician

Bobbie has worked with technology for over 4 years and studied Music Technology at university. She specialises in video/cable and can often be found sorting out people's Mac issues (she has a boot drive on her keys). 

Patrik Csontos - Rigging Warehouse Operative

Patrik Csontos

Warehouse Operative


Patrik has worked in warehouses for several years and is day-to-day involved in preparing our LED displays, staging & rigging. He is an active football and basketball player outside of work.

Ryan Goodall - Warehouse Manager

Ryan Goodall

Warehouse Manager

Ryan has worked in the events industry for over 9 years on many notable projects including the Queens Diamond Jubilee. He is responsible for ensuring our equipment is maintained to the highest standard and efficiently stored away.

Haydon Robinson - Warehouse AV Technician

Haydon Robinson

Warehouse Technician


Haydon has worked for Blue Elephant for over 2 years. He is a logically minded person, with a methodical approach to working and is a Cricket Ambassador for Custom Cricket 201.

Stephen Street - Transport Driver

Stephen Street


Stephen has been a commercial driver for over 16 years and still loves every minute. When not at the wheel, he enjoys fishing and is the Club Manager for Shirley Town FC under 11's.

Bill Graham - Transport Driver

Bill Graham


Bill has worked in logistics all his working life, having driven vans and HGVs for over 5 years. He has a particular fondness for driving trucks and loves to fish on the weekend.


Sharon Butler - Accounts

Sharon Butler



Sharon joined the Blue Elephant team in 2018. Day-to-day she looks after the company accounts and general bookkeeping duties. 

Ross Osnowski - Marketing Manager

Ross Osnowski

Marketing Manager

Ross oversees Blue Elephant's online presence, content and communications, bringing with him over 13 years of digital marketing experience working across a diverse array of brands and industries.

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