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Management Team

Alan Rides

Chief Executive Officer
Alan was the Chamber Chairman from 2015 to 2018 then became CEO. He runs the events that focus…
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Sally Smith

Chief Operating Officer
Sally has been working for the Chamber since January 2001. Since her appointment, which started as part-time and…
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Lisa Rides

Office Manager
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Aya Nouwailati

Business Administrator
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Darius Ostovar

Administrative Support Officer

President & Directors

Chris Durkin

Having spent seven years in engineering, including a five year Indentured Apprenticeship, I transferred to the City of…
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Sardar Singh

President Emeritus
Sardar Singh was amongst the first turbaned uniformed customs officers to be posted at Heathrow in the early…
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Gillian Stafford

Gillian has worked in industrial B2B marketing for over 20 years, starting her career at Caterpillar Inc where…
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Andy Bell

Andy took over as the BID Manager at Fulham Broadway BID at the end of November 2021. Andy…
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Chris Greenwood

Chris Greenwood was the managing director of MAPMECHANICS, a Brentford based company, specialising in mapping and logistics optimisation…
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Elsa Caleb

Elsa who specialises in business development support for entrepreneurs. Works extensively with businesses in a wide range of…
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Mel Bruneau

Mel is an expert provider in all areas of the transport and warehousing industry and as a qualified…
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Mustafa Erdem

Mustafa is an architect and has worked on a variety of education projects including Primary, Secondary and Higher…
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Dr Renu Raj

Dr Renu Raj non practicing qualified medical doctor.Qualified Solicitor, accredited International Mediator from London. Founder and CEO of…
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Samar Whitticombe

Samar was born in Iraq and having gained an engineering degree, She moved to London and worked for…
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Shankar Devarashetty

Deputy Chairman
Qualified Chartered Accountant and Financial Advisor with over 15 years of experience. He is the managing director of…
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Advisers to the Board

Alan Coates

Alan spent over 30 years with United Biscuits, 18 of which was as a Board Director. He specialised…
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Anisha Sharma

My name is Anisha Sharma, and I became a franchisee with McDonald’s in June 2022. I now own…
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Chris Lukins

Chris is the owner and managing director of Venture X White City, a flexible office space provider located…
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Ersel Oymak

Ersel Oymak brings in over 35 years of international experience at senior ICT industry roles with focus on…
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Ferose Gazi

Ferose Gazi – Managing Director – Consolidated Logistics Services Ltd •I completed my business management degree in Sep…
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Gerry Holden

Gerry is an accomplished Sales and Business Development manager who focuses on generating revenue by developing business partnerships,…
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James Holmes

Mrinal Madina

Neil Barham

Neil has over 25 years of experience in the Security market, covering all roles from Security officer. Neil…
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Nicholas Woolf

Nick was admitted as a solicitor in 1979 and became a partner in a London firm in 1981.…
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Chris Gillie

Chris has worked in IT for over 25 years, starting his career at EuroTunnel. Working now as an…
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Paul Kennerley

From South Yorkshire I qualified as a Chartered Surveyor and worked in the commercial real estate market in…
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Sam Liu

Zoe Nixon