BQA Events Team

Alasdair Knight

Alasdair has worked in hospitality for 20 years, giving up a PhD in chemistry for his love for the industry. Alasdair is the main point of contact at BQA events and will be there to help you with all aspects of your event.

William Pottinger

Our team of professional chefs is expertly lead by Will Pottinger. Will manages the kitchen team at our Hotel, the BQA Hotel in Thornhill, which holds a much-coveted AA rosette. Will enjoys the challenge of delivering excellent quality food to large numbers of people calmly and efficiently.

Emma Sloan

Emma coordinates the front of house team at our events. She started working for us seven years ago, she went to university to study hospitality and tourism, and after spending time working abroad has come back to work with us again.

Arthur Sweerts

Arthur has worked with BQA Events since its inception and deals with all the logistics behind the scenes, he happily turns his hand to anything at an event, from setting tables to helping in the kitchen or fixing a generator.


Our event catering services include:

 Event StaffingBar hireEvent ManagementAll crockery and glass hire 

Our team of friendly professionals are able to provide all staffing for your event. Only the finest, locally sourced produce is used to ensure the greatest possible quality is achieved. All aspects of your event will be planned and executed in a friendly and professional manner. Whatever you require – we will do our utmost to provide it!