ATA Staff

 Gabby

Executive Manager 

GABBY ANDERSON

An Exhibition and Event Management veteran, Gabby has extensive experience in Public Relations and brings the Association leadership and a wealth of knowledge. She has been with the ATA since 2002, now as the Executive Manager and previously as the Exhibition Manager for the Toy Hobby & Nursery Fair.

Alice 

Events Manager

ALICE SHIELDS

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 initially as our Co-ordinator, and now taking the lead as our Events Manager. Alice is a master juggler of details and continues to bring our events to life. 

 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. 

Shannon H

Admin Assistant

SHANNON HUDSPITH

The newest member of the ATA team, Shannon heads up Administration of the ATA and is heavily involved in the co-ordination of all ATA Projects. Shannon’s background is that of Reception and Administration.

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.