Grant Burgham has been appointed head of commercial for British Marine Boat Shows, whose portfolio of events includes the Southampton and London Boat Show.

Burgham’s overall responsibility at the company is to deliver its commercial strategy across partnerships, sponsorship as well as ticket income. This is all whilst building and growing commercial relationships for both events.

Prior to joining British Marine, Burgham held a number of senior commercial and event management roles at Reed Exhibitions, Dubai World Trade Centre and Centaur Media. He brings with him a real passion for the marine industry, having previously organised the Dubai International Boat Show for four and half years.