The Economy Board

The One City Economy Board held its first meeting on 17 September 2019. The minutes will be published here when ratified. Terms of Reference.

Economy Board minutes:


Name Business or Organisation
Cllr Craig Cheney (co-chair) Deputy Mayor of Bristol
James Durie (co-chair) Chief Executive, Bristol & West of England Initiative
Alice Peacock Managing Director at Alastair Currie Events; President of the Bristol Junior Chamber
Ameeta Virk Market Specialist, Department for International Trade
Andy Street Director of SLR Consulting Limited; Chair of City Funds
Anna Brown Chief Executive, Talking Money
Ben Shorrock Managing Director, Techspark
Ben Wright Director, Bristol 24/7
Deborah Fraser Director – Regions, CBI
Fiona Francombe Studios Director, The Bottle Yard Studios
Guy Orpen Deputy Vice-Chancellor (New Campus Development), University of Bristol
Jane Ginnever Director of Shift Consultancy Ltd; Bristol Women’s Commission
John Chaplin Director, The Bristol Port Company; Chair of SevernNet
John Hirst CEO, Destination Bristol
Marti Burgess Partner, Bevan Brittan LLP; Chair, Bristol @ Night Board
Mike Jackson Executive Director of Resources and Head of Paid Service, Bristol City Council
Nick Lee Bristol Law Society
Nick Sturge IoD National Council Member
Nigel Costley Regional Secretary, TUC
Paul Baker Director, JLL; President, Bristol Property Agents Association
Sado Jirde Director, Black South West Network
Sam Holliday Development Manager, FSB
Will Brown Chief Executive, Gloucestershire County Cricket Club
Dr Zara Nanu CEO, Gapsquare