Robert (Bob) Bone
Chairman and Co-FounderBob is the joint owner and managing director of Destination Events Ltd. Founder of London’s New Year’s Day Parade and original creator of most of DEL's prestigious events. He now has 45 years experience in the industry.
Geraldine (Geri) Bone
Company DirectorGeri is joint owner of DEL and a Director of the company. Geri plays an important role in ensuring that the quality of DEL's product is maintained and that customer satisfaction levels are kept very high.
Executive Director of LNYDPJoe is the Executive Director of LNYDP, managing the organisation and all aspects of LNYDP. Joe has an immense knowledge of LNYDP which has led him to be heavily involved in the television production of LNYDP and numerous other travel and event documentaries broadcast around the World.
Director of Operations for Continental EuropeLizzie is Operations Director for Continental Europe and has similar responsibilities to those of Malcolm in the UK. Additionally Lizzie runs our unique Tour Assistant scheme and takes care of relations with London’s Boroughs.
Benita (Ben) Wakefield
Production Director, Continental EuropeBenita has been working with us since 1996 on our European Events. She comes with an extensive background in theatre production management for National and West End Theatre companies and Live Event Management in UK and Europe.
Director of OperationsMalcolm is Operations Director UK. He has the responsibility of ensuring that all of DEL’s operations in the UK are planned and executed with imagination, precision and meticulous attention to detail.
Social Media & Marketing ManagerDaisy is the newest member of the LNYDP team, heading up the LNYDP Social Media and Marketing. Daisy brings with her a wealth of over 10 years Social Media and Marketing expertise.
Director of CommunicationsDan has been Director of Communications for DEL for almost 20 years and is credited with giving DEL’s events the worldwide renown and exposure they now enjoy.
Director of AdministrationTheresa has been with the organisation now for almost 40 years. Theresa is now the administration and finance director for the company and is also PA to Bob Bone.
Concert ManagerOriginally trained as a Stage Designer, for many years Gillian worked at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden & English National Opera. Since then she has been a freelance arts administrator and events & concerts manager for many organisations. Gillian also has wide experience in venue management having also worked at Cadogan Hall, Barbican Centre, Bush Hall and many more.
France ManagerPierre is the manager of DEL in France and operates alongside his own event brand Equi Concept from Chantilly just outside Paris. Pierre has more than 40 years industry experiences.
Italy ManagerEla runs the Rome office and is the Italy Manager for DEL. Multi lingual Ela is responsible for all local arrangements in Italy and is DEL’s interface with the Rome Authorities. She is also responsible for the Italian components in our Italian events.
Rome Video ManagerJack is the Video Manager for DEL. Since coming on board Jack has transformed DEL events' video presence and continues to produce cutting edge film for a variety of DEL products.
Events and Travel Programme AssistantRita previously worked as a Tour Assistant for LNYDP, now is responsible for LNYDP Travel Logistics and all DEL's Websites.