Management

Sacha Morazain

General Manager

With over 14 years of extensive Event Marketing and Business Management experience both regionally and throughout the rest of the world, Sacha has been jointly responsible for the growth and start-up of the new in-house audio/visual division of the eclipse Group, eclipse Venue Services.

Sacha joined the eclipse Group from PSAV overseeing the Madinat Jumeriah, one of the largest properties within the PSAV portfolio, as their Director of Event Technology while leading their Financial Oversight and Sales Strategy regionally.

Formerly Sacha was Managing Director of Project X Productions, a full-service event production company that specialises in creatively and strategically aligning production brands and value to client needs. During his time with Project X, he oversaw and managed all business activities, projects and sales while having complete responsibility for financial oversight and reporting, developing Project X from a local start-up to a national leadership presence within the event management marketplace.


Jonathan Taillefer

Director of Operations

Coming from a strong background of over 16 years’ experience in the live events industry and winning the Middle East Leadership award with PSAV in 2014; Jonathan has held a variety of positions from Electronics Technician and Project Manager to Technical Director, and is currently the Director of Operations at eclipse Venue Services.

Through his years’ of experience, Jonathan has been responsible for implementing plans from lighting designers, crew management, equipment procurement, warehouse management, production coordination, maintaining budgets, business development and income generation.

As the Director of Operations, Jonathan oversees the technical, purchasing and operational efficiencies across multiple hotels. 


Can Noack

Commercial Director

After receiving his Bachelor of Business Administration in International Hospitality Management/Marketing with Les Roches in Switzerland, Can moved on to work for some of the biggest names in the field such as Hilton, Radisson Blu, Raffles and Conrad; working in various roles has given him a better understanding of this demanding and diverse industry.

With over 15 years’ experience, both in Europe and the UAE, Can has joined eclipse Venue Services as Commercial Director, where his primary focus is to grow and maintain the company's presence within all of the venue services' partner hotels.


Nicholas St. Hilaire

Project Director

Nicholas St. Hilaire has over 15 years’ experience in various aspects of the hospitality and events industries including sales, audio-visual management, creative services, and marketing with a diverse portfolio of renowned establishments such as The Starwood Group, Fairmont Hotel & Resorts, and Intercontinental Hotels Group. Working across Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Nick has been exposed to ever-evolving trends within the industry, allowing him better delivery of future technology insights and creative multimedia opportunities for the needs of today's dynamic market. His creative involvement and passion for emerging technology in media and culture have allowed him to create seamlessly innovative interactive experiences for clients.

Now with eclipse Venue Services, Nicholas is responsible for the technical project direction, and the complete execution of projects, both operationally and commercially, while working closely with the Group HSE Manager to ensure that all HSE guidelines are met at the property’s level.


Mark Johnson

Property Director at Atlantis The Palm

With over 13 years’ experience in the hotel venue industry, Mark has been a key factor in the growth of the sales and technical teams across various big brands in Dubai and Canada, including The Westin Harbour Castle, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah Hotel & Resorts, and PSAV. During his time with the Jumeirah Group, Mark assisted in the launch of the Jumeirah Etihad Towers Abu Dhabi in 2014, as well as heading up all aspects of the training and mentorship of employees while working closely with the Sales Managers from different properties to identify and resolve any issues. 

Now, working with eclipse Venue Services as Property Director for the Atlantis The Palm, Mark is responsible for running the day to day business and maintaining the partnership by ensuring complete client satisfaction. 


Bryan Kelly

Property Director at Starwood Habtoor City

Bryan started in the industry at an early age changing Par Can lamps and fitting gels in theatre for three time Eurovision Lighting Designer, Joe Canavan. He then went on to operate and programme consoles for productions in Dublin Theatres before gaining his degree in Production Management which covered stage management, business and finance management, lighting and audio design.

Bryan’s roles have varied through the years incorporating project management, sales management and technical sales management with some of the industry’s leading brands such as Robe Lighting and the award-winning video specialists, Green Hippo.  

Over his 18 years’ experience in the live events industry, Bryan has been a part of many projects including West End productions, World Tours, Blue Chip corporate events, worldwide permanent lighting installations and sporting events. 

During his time in the UAE, Bryan has managed numerous touring artists incoming concerts including David Guetta, DJ Snake and Robin Schulz along with designing both lighting and stage for the Sound Collective Dubai festival held at Barasti Beach. Now, working with eclipse Venue Services as Property Director for the Starwood Habtoor City Complex, Bryan is responsible for running the day to day business and team within the complex whilst maintaining the partnership by ensuring complete client satisfaction.