THE operations director at one of the region's top conference and training centre is celebrating a decade at the helm. Barry Stonham joined Wyboston Lakes in 1999 and was charged with the responsibility of setting up and running The Robinson Executive Conference Centre at the complex. Five years later, he was appointed operations director for The Robinson Executive Conference Centre and its sister properties on the 350-acre site, the Waterfront Conference Centre and the Willows Training Centre. Mr Stonham has been instrumental in the success of Wyboston Lakes over the past ten years. He is also the mastermind and heart of Wyboston Lakes' charity quiz evenings and long-distance walks, which have raised over \u00A328,000 to date. Nigel Hollis, managing director of Wyboston Lakes, said: "Since Barry joined the company he has always been committed to our building of a financially strong, customer-focused company. "He has provided true inspiration to us and others through his charitable work, helping build Wyboston Lakes' contribution to the community into what it is today.