Events agency Identity has expanded its senior leadership team.

Nicola Bateman-Phillips has more than 20 years’ experience leading award-winning teams in events, media and marketing services. Bateman-Phillips, who most recently led the maritime, energy and agra business at Informa, joins as Identity’s growth director.

Michael Gietzen, managing director, Identity, said; “We are delighted to welcome Nicola to the team. It is a hugely exciting time to join Identity, as we prepare to deliver COP26, as well as other world class events for our clients.

“We know that to be exceptional, we need to work with exceptional people and are committed to increasing our already high levels of employee satisfaction and engagement. Nicola will be instrumental to achieving our company objectives, furthering business growth.”

Identity has experienced extraordinary success over the last decade – this year listed in 25th place in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 league table of the fastest growing companies in the UK. With its HQ in Sussex and newly opened office in central London, the 100+ team boasts some of the sector’s most experienced and highly creative professionals.