Operations Team

Our Operations Team deal with the day to day running of APDO as well as tackling all those important tasks that keep our association running.

We wouldn’t be where we are today without the dedication and enthusiasm of our volunteers since 2004 and openly thank our past and present members for their voluntary contributions in making APDO a membership body to be proud of.

We would like to introduce our current stars of the show:

  • Karen Eyre-White

    APDO Board Members
  • Head of Strategic Planning

    Karen Eyre-White is the founder of Go Do, a time management business which helps busy, ambitious small business owners in London to get more done. Through hands-on organising help with their inbox, workspace and projects, and productivity coaching to put them back in control of their time, Go Do helps brilliant small business owners find a way of working that works for them.
    Karen also manages APDO’s Twitter account and aims to use the platform to raise the profile of professional organising, APDO, and individual APDO members.

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  • Jonathan Collinge

    APDO Board Members
  • Diversity Champion

    After retiring from the corporate world in March 2020, Jonathan launched his own business, Room To Improve. His passion is for decluttering and organising and he loves to engage with people from all walks of life. His ambition is to help others achieve their own tidy space and happy mind, freeing them to enjoy the important things in life.

    Jonathan has spent the last 40 years working for a Global Sports Brand, latterly as Corporate Social Responsibility Manager. His responsibilities included championing Diversity and Inclusion programmes for the UK business and implementing many projects. He also spent 3 years in Tokyo working for adidas Japan, during which time he gained a valuable insight into different cultures and ways of working.

    Jonathan firmly believes in celebrating uniqueness, that everyone has a voice, everyone is different but the important thing is to respect each other through embracing varied perspectives and cultures.

    In June 2012, after undergoing hip-replacement surgery, Jonathan was honoured to be chosen as a Torch Bearer for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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  • Noel Guilford

    APDO Board Members
  • Accountant

    Noel is a straight-talking chartered accountant, business coach and author. After a career with a 'big-4' accounting firm Noel set up Guilford Accounting in 2002 to work with business owners and membership associations that want to grow their businesses and become super-successful.

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  • Lucy Howarth

    APDO Board Members
  • Administration Team

    Lucy has an extensive background within business management, customer service and administration. She assists with the day to day operational support for the board and ensures that our members received the best experience possible by aiding with membership queries and correspondence efficiently.

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  • Samantha Evans

    APDO Board Members
  • Administration Team

    Sam began her career in Project Management for a Creative Branding Company before moving into Marketing and Sales Support. Her belief in providing the highest levels of Customer Service means she’s perfectly placed to help our Members with enquiries and assist the APDO team with Admin support.

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  • Lisa Wildgust

    APDO Board Members
  • Finance

    Lisa has spent most of her career working as a Project Manager in the Financial Sector, particularly within the Customer Servicing areas of finance.

    Her knowledge of finance and understanding the importance of high levels of customer service means she is able to ensure she meets all the APDO financial obligations whilst making sure both member and board financial requirements are completed in a timely manner and to a high standard.

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