Our Team

The BES team on-site
The BES team on-site
The BES team on-site
The BES team on-site
Tom Barnett Operations Director

Founding partner Tom has been there from the start. His heroic exploits are the stuff of legend – through thick and thin Tom knows the show must go on. Tom is pivotal to the operation both in the office and on the ground.

E: tom@b-e-s.co.uk

James Barnett Finance Director

James has his own accountancy practice and has carved out a niche portfolio of local creative companies and musicians. He also holds a finance directorship at a local fine tea importer – Canton Tea Co. His involvement with other creative Bristol companies and his vast experience of all things financial are a key part of BES success and stability.

E: james@b-e-s.co.uk

Jay Bullock BES Marquees Operations Director

With over 10 years experience in the marquee events industry Jason Bullock heads up our tent division. His ethos is simple; understand a clients needs with an honest, straightforward approach, then build a great working relationship with top quality equipment and a genuine service.

E: jay@b-e-s.co.uk
T: 07804 654 020

Lawrence Everett Operations Manager

A master of many trades, Lawrence gets things built, fixed, rigged and hung. With over 10 years of industry experience there are not many situations Lawrence cannot handle. With a recently completed rigging training course and IPAF qualification added to his portfolio of achievements, ‘Loz’ is an invaluable member of the BES team.

E: loz@b-e-s.co.uk

Nathan Operations Assistant

You’ll find Nathan handling hires, building stages, sorting out our IT issues and generally laying his hand to anything that requires doing or fixing. With a degree in Engineering from Bristol University and a recently completed rigging course qualification his skills are second to none. Nathan is thorough in everything he completes which makes him perfect for prepping those complex jobs that require that little bit ‘extra thinking’.

E: nathan@b-e-s.co.uk

Jack Warehouse Manager

Our trusty Jack the lad, you'll find him in the warehouse making sure things are ship shape. Jack has over 5 years experience in the field and when not found in the warehouse you'll find him on site going back to his engineering roots, Jack loves the technical side of the events industry and has a meticulous approach to prep which is a key element to the smooth running of our operation.

E: jack@b-e-s.co.uk

Evan Warehouse Assistant

Working alongside Jack in the warehouse Evan can be found keeping our stock at it's highest quality and keeping things prepped to run smoothly. Alongside working with BES Evan is in his final stages of completing a Sound Production and Engineering degree at dBs in Bristol, and his skills get put to use in the field getting posted to jobs where a keen ear is needed.

E: evan@b-e-s.co.uk

Luke Rigger/Set Builder

Luke is the newest member of our team, he joins us from a set construction and rigging background, a perfect fit for BES. Luke will be found in a multitude of fields and venues this Summer assisting Lawrence with the construction of stages and set.

E: luke@b-e-s.co.uk

Terry Hayward Sound Technician

Terry has over 35 years of sound engineering experience under his belt – including a key role at legendary sound system manufacturer Thunder Ridge, where he consulted on many sound system and speaker cabinets designs.

As senior engineer on the Jazz stage at Glastonbury Festival for a number of years, ‘Taff’ has engineered some musical legends including Aswad, Jimmy Cliff, Courtney Pine, Hypnotic Drum Ensemble.

Taff is a real fountain of knowledge, and there are not many things electrical he cannot fix, including his fleet of retro Volvo estate cars.

E: taff@b-e-s.co.uk

Rebecca Curtis Production Manager

Rebecca joined BES in 2015 coming from a strong background in theatre and live events. With a Post Grad degree in Production & Stage Management from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and a wealth of experience production managing whilst touring Europe and the US, Rebecca keeps the guys all in check from her position in the office. Most memorably Rebecca has driven Postman’s Van and Fireman Sams’ Fire Engine! Luckily she has an IPAF qualification…

E: rebecca@b-e-s.co.uk

Beth Marketing & Administrative Assistant

Media queen Beth joined the BES team in 2017 to ensure the rest of the world knows what BES is up to across the usual platforms and via her network of industry contacts. She also provides invaluable support to Rebecca and James and ensures the smooth running of the BES office.

E: beth@b-e-s.co.uk

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