Zoe Lacey-Cooper

Zoe Lacey-Cooper

Portfolio Director - Accountex Group of Events & Media

Zoe Lacey Cooper has worked in the media, events and exhibitions industry for over 20 years working on a wide variety of consumer and business events. Within this time she has gained extensive experience of managing and developing events through acquisitions and new product launches. This includes successfully launching five new brands and exhibitions in her current role as event director at Diversified. She has worked for Diversified for the past eight years’ and has become an integral part of the Accountex Group which includes UK exhibitions, conference and an online news platform.


Zoe is passionate and committed to promoting diverse opportunities within the events and accounting profession, and is a regular contributor in panel discussions, blogs and interviews. She is an active part of business groups, including being one of the founding members of the new ‘Woman in Events Charter’ that launched this year.


She has judged numerous awards including: Woman in Finance Awards, Exhibition News Awards, Global Woman Influencer, BAMAS, and AEO Awards. She was also proudly nominated for a Woman Influencer in Business award as well as her team receiving 11 award nominations in the past 18 months.

Zoe Lacey-Cooper

"My dream job as a child was to become a vet. "

Zoe Lacey-Cooper
Event & Portfolio Director at Diversified Communications

What was your favorite 90's song?

Summer of 69, Bryan Adams

If you could invite anyone to present with you on stage who would it be? 

The Women in Exhibitions founding team – that would be great fun with a lot of energy!

Imagine you are famous, who would you be? 

The Queen – what a lady!

Who inspired you the most in your life and how? 

My Dad, Mum and Step Mum