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Ruth Lawton-Owen
– Managing Director

With a career spanning 20 years, Ruth has worked in multiple areas of the events industry, from managing venues to running events for in-house teams and heading up the sales and marketing for leading event catering brands. This breadth of experience has resulted in her twice being included in the list of 100 most influential people in the UK events industry.

Ruth has responsibility for the creative team of party designers and event planners for both deWintons and The Admirable Crichton and enjoys driving the business forward, building on the strong reputations of both companies.

In those elusive spare moments, she enjoys walking and attempting to train her second Battersea rescue dog and walking her way round London's most interesting restaurants.

Phoebe Breckman
- Party Designer

Phoebe brings considerable experience to deWintons, having run events in some of the most iconic venues across London. She is passionate about producing stand out events and achieving a high level of customer satisfaction, whether it’s an office lunch for 5 or a cocktail reception for 500.

With a keen eye for detail, Phoebe loves to plan all aspects of the event from helping with bespoke menu creation to choosing the glassware table settings. With her infectiously fun and bubbly personality, Phoebe injects creativity into every event whilst ensuring it fits a client’s requirements to a tee.