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  • Chamber Council
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Steve Allen

Partner & Head of Birmingham office.
Mills & Reeve LLP

Bridget Blow

Chair
CBSO

Steve Brittan

Managing Director
BSA Technologies

Paul Cadman

CEO
Ex Forces Recruitment Ltd

Saqib Bhatti (GBCC President; ABCC Honorary Chair)

Director
Younis Bhatti & Co

Professor Simon Collinson

Dean, Birmingham Business School
University of Birmingham

Andy Dawson

Director
Curium Solutions

Eddie Fellows

Highway Network Director – Birmingham Highways
Amey

Lorraine Francis

Director
Weave Marketing

Jackie Hendley

Managing Partner
Smith Cooper

Phil Innes

Managing Director
Loki Wines

Mike Kelly

Senior Business Development Manager
Finance 4 Business

Greg Lowson

Partner
Pinsent Masons LLP

Joanna Mole

Project Director
Sweco

Deb Leary OBE

CEO
Forensic Pathways

Martyn Jupp - Cannock Chase President

CEO
Electrosafe Ltd t/a Veriserv Ltd

Robert Elliott - Solihull President

Vice President & Sales Manager
Hogarths Hotels and Restaurants

James Blackman - Lichfield & Tamworth President

Managing Director
Cocoonfxmedia Limited

Katie Hale - Sutton Coldfield President

Owner
Halestorm Marketing

Qasim Majid - ABCC President

Chief Executive Office
Wow Group of Companies

Mark Hipwell - Future Faces President

Engineering Assurance Team – Design Coordinator
Laing O'Rourke Murphy Group Joint Venture

Diane Rance

Birmingham Committee Member
CIPD

Mark Smith

Executive Director of Business Engagement
Aston University

Mark Taylor

Regional Managing Partner
RSM

Bruce Thomas

Managing Director
BMS Ltd

Dawn Ward

Chief Executive and Principal
Burton and South Derbyshire College

Peter Hardingham

General Manager
Octagon Shopping Centre, Burton upon Trent

Monica Douglas-Clark (Vice-President)

Creative Director
Jones and Clark

Shamin Akhta


Anesa Limited

David Alexander

Director
Alexander Accountancy

Chris Else

Managing Partner
Else Solicitors LLP

Neil Howie

Business Development Executive
Erskine Murray Solicitors

Jonathan Nason

Director
Quay Directions Limited

Andy O’Brien

Chief Executive
East Staffordshire Borough Council

Simon Chapman - Burton Vice President

Managing Director
Yee Group Ltd

Nik Hardy - Burton President

Senior Managing Director
Hardy Signs

Deb Price

Head of Business and Community Development
Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Fleur Robinson

Commercial Director
Burton Albion Football Club

Steve Tallett

Managing Director
Crescent Motors

Dawn Ward

Chief Executive and Principal
Burton and South Derbyshire College

Josh Budding

Business Development Director
Wheels Solutions Limited

Chris Belyavin

Relationship Manager
The Donna Louise

Hayley Cooper

Business Engagement Officer
South Staffordshire District Council

Debbie Harris

Economic Development Manager
Cannock Chase Council

John Pincombe

Director
Pink Print Solutions

Gill Durkin - Cannock Chase Vice President

Business Development Director
PTP Training Ltd t/a Performance Through People

Martyn Jupp - Cannock Chase President

CEO
Electrosafe Ltd t/a Veriserv Ltd

Chris Wheeler - Cannock Chase Vice President

Consultant
Auditel

David Mitchell - Cannock Chase Vice President

Managing Director
The Marketing People

Fred Pritchard

Managing Director
Pritchard Associates

Paul Reeves

Managing Director
Stone Financial Services Ltd

Steve Rogers

Business Development Coordinator
Dains LLP

Matt Small

Director
Telecom 150

Christine Thomas

Business Mentor and Leadership Coach
Christine Thomas Limited

Neil Williams

Community Relations Manager
Amazon UK Services Ltd 

Julie Poppleton

Head of Careers
Stephen Sutton Academy Trust

Nick Biden

Owner
R+D Tax North West

Jason Challoner

Managing Director
Valyou Recruitment

Matthew Fletcher

Head of Economic Development and Regeneration
Tamworth Borough Council

Leanne Giblin

Deputy Chair
Lichfield BID

Lauren Henderson

Trainee Solicitor
Rutherford Solicitors

Anna Kavanagh

Director
Anna Kavanagh Consultancy

Nicole Plowman

Marketing and Strategic Director
KEP Print

James Blackman - Lichfield & Tamworth President

Managing Director
Cocoonfxmedia Limited

Clive Poole - Lichfield & Tamworth Vice President

Managing Director
X2 Print & X2 Furniture

Lesley Walker - Lichfield & Tamworth Vice President

Finance Director
Wrekin Products Ltd

Amanda Bailey - Lichfield & Tamworth Vice President

CEO
Talent Match

Fiona Rouse

Operations Director
PI-KEM

Julie Scott

Managing Director
Great Scott Group

John Ward

Managing Director
TSL Sports Timing

Susie Ankrett

Director
Plum Personnel Ltd

Stuart Baker

Site Strategy Executive
Rolls-Royce Controls and Data Services

John Callaghan

Principal
Solihull College & University Centre

Tim Coplestone

Partner
The Wilkes Partnership

Dr. Oliver Denton

General Practitioner
Daleswood Health

Kevin Johns

Managing Director
Prime Accountants

Kam Majevadia

Partner
Sydney Mitchell

Jo Nurse

Commercial Finance Business Partner
Virgin Trains

Emma O'Brien

Associate Director
ARUP

Robert Elliott - Solihull President

Vice President & Sales Manager
Hogarths Hotels and Restaurants

Martin Clarke - Solihull Vice President

Vice President & Marketing Director
NEC

Mick Westman - Solihull Vice President

Vice President and Business & Personal Development Consultancy
Digital Innov8ors

Tony Elvin - Solihull Vice President

General Manager
Touchwood Solihull

Chris Reynolds

Sales Manager
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club

Stephen Rome

Senior Associate for Commercial Litigation
Thursfields Solicitors

Howard Rose

Director of Funding
Balsall Common Primary School

Namrita Sharma

Owner
Pink Spaghetti

Jane Weaver


Jane Weaver Ltd

Naeem Arif

Management Consultant
NA Consulting

Phil Arkinstall

Managing Director
Ark Media Productions Limited

Mike Bushell

Business Improvement District Manager
Sutton Coldfield Town Centre BID

Nigel Waldron - Sutton Coldfield Chair

Managing Director
Power Minerals

Anita Ellis

Marketing and Business Development Manager
YMCA Sutton Coldfield

David Graham

Managing Partner
Apprise Legal Services

Jackie Hendley

Managing Partner
Smith Cooper

Anna Jackson

Assistant Principal
Sutton Coldfield College

Dennis Kennedy

Founder
Sutton Coldfield Community Games

Chirag Mistry

Business Relationship Director
Santander Business

Clare Whalley - Sutton Coldfield Vice President

Business Coach
Meta4 Business Coaching

Katie Hale - Sutton Coldfield President

Owner
Halestorm Marketing

Cllr Alex Yip - Sutton Coldfield Vice President

Birmingham City Council - Shadow Cabinet Member for Children Services
Director - A Yip Ltd

Anne-Marie Simpson

Owner
Simpsons Gin Bar

Mark Tonks

Founder
Orange and Blue Action

Cllr Simon Ward

Leader
Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council

Tom Dockerill


Birmingham City University

James Guest

Business Development Executive
Ricemedia UK

Oli Hills

Managing Director
Updates Media

Sabah Hussain

Business Change Lead and Connector
Xoserve

Alicia Nelson

Sales Executive
Staycity

Alex Hutchinson - Future Faces Vice President

Tax Assistant Manager
Dains LLP

Rebecca Halbert - Future Faces Vice President

Marketing Manager, Destination Marketing
Avison Young

Mark Hipwell - Future Faces President

Engineering Assurance Team – Design Coordinator
Laing O'Rourke Murphy Group Joint Venture

Jaccy Gasgoyne - Future Faces Vice President


Helen Rawnsley

Corporate Partnerships Associate
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Trust

Stacey Ryan

Centre Manager
Oxbridge Home Learning

Chris Smith

Development Officer
Town Hall Symphony Hall

Stuart Turner

Solicitor
Lewis Onions

Rachel Wallbridge

Regulatory Compliance Manager
HSBC UK

Dr. Haseena Lockhat (Vice-President)

Owner
Psychological Therapy and Consultancy Services

Lakhbir Singh (Vice-President)

Relationship Director
Barclays Bank PLC

Neelam Afzal

Employment and Litigation Solicitor
Wildings Solicitors

Fajli Bibi

Chair and Founder of Inclusive Leadership Ambassadors
Faj Transformation Consultancy Ltd

Ruzwan Boota

Tax Manager
Mazars LLP

Steve Brittan

Managing Partner
BSA Tools Ltd

Saqib Bhatti (GBCC President; ABCC Honorary Chair)

Director
Younis Bhatti & Co

Dal Darroch

Head of Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Programmes
The Football Association ('The FA')

Shani Dhanda


Diversability Network, Asian Network Network & Asian Woman Festival

Dr. Nasir Awan, MBE DL

CEO
Awan Marketing Plc

Amina Hussain

Director
SME Outsourcing Ltd

Ambreen Khan


Big John's

Ravinder Masih

Head of Community Engagement
Warwickshire County Cricket Club

Aftab Chughtai, MBE

Managing Partner
Aftabs

Qasim Majid - ABCC President

Chief Executive Office
Wow Group of Companies

Omar Rashid

Director/Owner
The HR Dept - Bham NE & SW

Professor Julian Beer - President

Vice Chancellor
Birmingham City University

Steve Allen

Partner & Head of Birmingham office.
Mills & Reeve LLP

Harry Reilly - Honorary Chairman

CEO
Juyi TacFast Group

Geoff Cousins

Managing Director
Geoff Cousins Associates Limited

Richard Eccles

Partner
RSM

Lauren Hunt

Manager
British American Business Council

Shelley Lloyd

Co-founder and Relationship Director
Celsium Powered by Brunel

Andy Newnham

Business Engagement Partner
University of Birmingham

Mandy Haque – Vice President

Director or International
Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

James Tait

Partner
Browne Jacobson

Katie Trout

Director
Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP

Tom Brett-Young

Senior Associate
VWV

Lloyd Broad

Head of European and International Affairs
‎Birmingham City Council

Claire Brunning

Head of Corporate Banking, Greater Birmingham
HSBC UK

Keith Stokes-Smith - Commonwealth Chamber Chair


Beverly Lindsay OBE (representing John Crabtree)

Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the West Midlands

Dr. Nasir Awan, MBE DL

CEO
Awan Marketing Plc

John Crabtree OBE DL

Lord-Lieutenant of the West Midlands

Martin Levermore MBE

‎CEO
‎Medical Devices Technology International Ltd

Preet Gill MP

Labour & Co-op MP for Birmingham Edgbaston

Anita Bhalla OBE

Chair
Performances Birmingham Ltd

Deb Leary OBE

CEO
Forensic Pathways

Adam Parker

Aviation Strategy, Forecasting & Cargo Manager
Birmingham Airport

Alex de Ruyter

Professor and Director of Centre for Brexit Studies
Birmingham City University

Mark Smith

Executive Director of Business Engagement
Aston University

Prof Louise Toner

Professor and Associate Dean
Birmingham City University