About Us


Battersea Evolution, London’s most versatile venue, is a partnership between Smart Group and GL Events Owen Brown, who are a European specialist in temporary event structures. The relationship between ourselves here at Smart Group and GL Events Owen Brown means that Battersea Evolution is not only a well-kept and functional space for events, but is also used to the best of its ability for hosting events of all kinds for clients from around the world. GL Events Owen Brown are responsible for the deconstruction, rebuild and major maintenance of Battersea Evolution throughout the year, while Smart Group handle the day to day maintenance and work to create spectacular events under the venue’s roof. 


Meet the Team

  • Stephen Lawrence Managing Director
  • RORY THORPE Operations Director
  • RIEHANNA QUINN Venue Sales Manager
  • LILY BROOKS Agency Account Manager
  • CHARLOTTE BEDALE Senior Events Account Manager
  • EMILIE BAGNERES Senior Events Account Manager
  • KELSEY LABUSCHAGNE Events Account Manager
  • TONI CLARK Site Manager and Head of Exhibition Operations