BID Management Board Announced12 July 2021

Following the successful ballot, we are delighted to have appointed a new Management Board, to oversee the strategic direction of the BID and to monitor its effectiveness, ensuring that the BID always operates professionally and in the best interests of its levy payers. The Management Board will meet quarterly and the minutes and actions from these meetings will be available on our website.

We are pleased to announce that the Management Board will be chaired by Jon Bower, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson, who is looking forward to supporting the team to deliver the BID's objectives.

Imran Ali, Jonathan Bower, Phil Hodgson and William Juckes have become Board members following their previous support as part of the BID Advisory Group and have been joined by nine new members.  As well as the levy payer representatives, we are pleased that Councillor Farah Hussain, Bristol Central Ward Councillor has joined the Board.

 We are delighted to have representation from the different sectors and areas within the BID.

 All members of the Management Board are listed below:

Imran Ali, General Manager, Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Bristol City Centre

Kate Banks, Chief People Officer, DAS UK Group

Jonathan Bower, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson

Matthew Grimwood, Partner, TLT

Phil Hodgson, Associate Director, Arup

Councillor Farah Hussain, Councillor, Bristol Central Ward

Hannah Lewis-Jones, Associate Director, WSP

Joy Simmonds, Business Development Manager, Barclays

Amy Simpson, Director, Burges Salmon

Chris Swift, Director & founder, Spicer & Cole

Jason Thorne, Senior Project Manager - City Centre and High Streets Recovery, Bristol City Council

Paul Williams, Director, Avison Young

William Juckes, Partner, Clarke Willmott