BID advisory board


Our BID advisory board comprises representatives of our retailers together with senior leaders from Bristol City Council, Visit West and Avon & Somerset Police.

Jack Simpson The Galleries – Chair
Jenny Ablett Business West
James Crees Franchise Partner, Vodafone
Kathryn Davis Managing Director and CEO, Visit West
Adam Dolling / Jonathan Scott Police Inspectors, Neighbourhood Beat Team 
Jason Edward
Store Manager / Tara Fountain Deputy Manager, Primark
Amanda French Partner, Clarke Willmott
Mark Fullwood Store Manager, Slater Menswear
Simon Gorton Store Manager, Boots
Lisa Jones General Manager / David Wait Operations Manager, Cabot Circus
Jim Murdoch Area Supervisor, McDonald’s
Stuart Rickaby Manager, Sports Direct
Ani Stafford-Townsend Councillor, Bristol City Council
Sibusiso Tshabalala, Councillor, Bristol City Council
Jason Thorne Senior Project Manager, City Centre and High Streets, Bristol City Council
Marc Watters Area Director / Becky Rexworthy Local Business Manager, Metro Bank

This board has an overview of the BID strategy and implementation plans.

Vivienne Kennedy, Director of Broadmead BID, provides operational updates, Sophie McLaughlin, BID Executive and Morgane Duchâtel Digital Media Assistant also attend the meeting.

Please see below for our next meeting dates in 2024
Tuesday 22 October, 12:00 to 14:00, Cabot Circus

2023/24 BID Advisory Board meetings
17 October 2023 – Meeting notes
16 January 2024 – Meeting notes
16 April 2024 – Meeting notes