Meet the Team — Jo Austin

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Jo Austin is part of the Compass UK & I leadership team, and the Sales Director for Lime Venue Portfolio and The Venues Collection; the conference and events support divisions of Compass Group UK and Ireland.  She is also a board director for the MIA.

Jo is a passionate advocate for the sustainability agenda in the meeting, conference and events sector. Most recently this has been demonstrated by the brand’s Beyond Food initiative that has caused mass change within the industry through a closer understanding and interrogation of the impacts on events, food and the environment.

Meet the Team Q+A — Jo Austin

When did you start working at Lime Venue Portfolio?

12 years ago!

What's the best experience you've had at an LVP venue?

I was able to attend the Rugby World Cup announcement dinner at Twickenham Stadium – incredible!

What's your favourite thing about working at LVP?

The amazing team that we have, and brilliant portfolio of venues.

What's one tip that you'd recommend when looking for a unique event venue?

Choose a team that know and have experience in running events within unusual spaces. Ask for recommendations!

Favourite food?


Favourite Film or TV Show?

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Dream holiday destination?

Anywhere with my gorgeous family.

What's one fact about you that we wouldn't know?

I have a tattoo!