ATA Staff

Alice 

Executive Manager

ALICE SANDERSON

Alice began her career with the ATA in 2010 while completing her bachelor in Event Management. She’s been instrumental in managing our Association Events and took on the Executive Manager position in 2019. Alice is passionate about the industry and together with the ATA staff and Board, continues to serve our members.

 
 Jenny

Finance Manager

JENNY MAES

Having joined the ATA in 2011, with a diploma in Accounting and 15- plus years of experience, Jenny keeps the association on track. She has a tremendous appreciation for the industry, and role of our membership in bringing educational, safe products to children and their families. 

 
 

 

Event Manager

GEORGINA KRITSILIDIS

The newest member of the team Georgina joins us with years of Event Co-ordination experience and a keenness to develop and take on the ATA’s plethora of events. She has a Bachelor of Business (Public Relations & Sociology) and brings new energy and passion to the team.

 

 
 

 

Administration Officer

LAUREN NAUGHTON

Lauren is our event co-ordination and administration extraodinaire. She has a passion for events and this shows in her enthusiasm to get the job done professionaly and efficiently. Lauren is the first point of contact for the ATA and she is ready to assist our members and the industry with all things toy, hobby and licensing. 

 

 
Richard-Hayman

Safety & Compliance Consultant

RICHARD HAYMAN

Richard brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the ATA’s product safety and compliance program. He has worked in the toy industry for over 30 years and has been with the ATA since 2009. Richard represents the ATA on standards committees at both international and local levels and keeps in close contact with the various regulators covering member’s products.