Website Inactive

The London in 2014 bid website is no longer active. Now that we have won the bid, the convention website is at — please visit that website to join the convention or see the latest news

Staff List

We're still at the early stages of building the bid staff, and ultimately the convention staff, but we already have a number of people in key positions.



Steve Cooper: Bid Co-Chair

Mike Scott: Bid Co-Chair

  • Serena Culfeather: Press Liaison
  • John Wilson: Press Liaison
  • Farah Mendlesohn: Publisher Liaison
  • Caroline Mullan: Community Liaison
  • John Medany: Website Team
  • Richard Crawshaw: Website Team
  • Colin Harris: Chairs' Advisor
  • Vincent Docherty: Chairs' Advisor



Claire Brialey: Secretary

  • Mark Plummer: Assistant 



John Dowd: Treasurer



Rita Medany: Membership



James Bacon: Bid Deputy Chair & Promotions

  • Spike: North American Agent
  • Kim Kofmel: Minister of Party
  • Beverley Hope & Emily McLeay: Australian Agents
  • Rod O'Hanlon: Irish Agent
  • Paul van Oven: Dutch Agent
  • Herman Ellingsen: Norwegian Agent
  • Carolina Gómez Lagerlöf: Swedish Agent



Alice Lawson: Bid Deputy Chair & Services

  • Flick: Ideas & Suggestions Co-ordinator
  • Liz Batty: Volunteer Co-ordinator


In addition to our standing staff, listed above, we are of course indebted to all those who have volunteered to help us out in so many ways.