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Meet the Team

From the Street Rangers to those who represent you on the Board,
the Ipswich Central team is dedicated to enhancing, promoting and driving
forward the town you are proud to be a part of.

Operational Team

Paul Clement Chief Executive

Paul Clement

Chief Executive

With over two decades of experience in managing urban centres, Paul has lead the strategic direction of Ipswich Central since setting-up the BID in 2007. His wealth of expertise helps us to work towards a greater future for Ipswich.

Sophie Alexander-Parker Chief Operating Officer

Sophie Alexander-Parker

Chief Operating Officer

Starting as a Street Ranger in 2007, Sophie has worked at Ipswich Central for over 13 years and now oversees all operations within the Ipswich Central BID area. She is one of the most experienced individuals in the UK BID industry.

Jack Cripps Marketing & Comms Manager

Jack Cripps

Marketing & Comms Manager

Jack manages business communications, place-marketing projects and 'All About Ipswich' activity at Ipswich Central.

Leah Ambrose Business Support Manager

Leah Ambrose

Business Support Manager

Leah looks after day-to-day operations of the business; managing the office, arranging meetings and supporting the BID team.

Kyle Sims Street Services Manager

Kyle Sims

Street Services Manager

Kyle leads the Ipswich Central Street Ranger team and oversees the BID's town centre safety initiatives and street projects.

Street Rangers

Street Rangers

Our Street Ranger team work with town centre staff, police and PCSOs to support businesses within the Ipswich Central BID zone.

The BID Board

Terry Baxter Chair of Ipswich Central

Terry Baxter

Chair of Ipswich Central
Derek Bowden Former CEO of ITFC

Derek Bowden

Former CEO of ITFC
Viv Gillespie Suffolk New College

Viv Gillespie

Suffolk New College
Tim Greenacre University of Suffolk

Tim Greenacre

University of Suffolk
Andrew Harston ABP

Andrew Harston

ABP
Catherine Johnson Birketts

Catherine Johnson

Birketts
Brendan Keaney DanceEast

Brendan Keaney

DanceEast
John Matthews JOM Associates

John Matthews

JOM Associates
Dave Muller All About Ipswich

Dave Muller

All About Ipswich
George Woodward Fenn Wright

George Woodward

Fenn Wright

All About Ipswich Advisory Group

Sarah Barber

Ipswich Borough Council

Polly Bridgman

University of Suffolk

Matt Capp

BT

Jenny Cousins

Museum of East Anglian Life

Mary Graham

Yellobelly

Sarah Holmes

New Wolsey Theatre

Dave Muller

Chair of All About Ipswich

John Norman

The Ipswich Society

Oliver Paul

Suffolk Food Hall

Paul West

Suffolk County Council

Contact Us

For more information about the BID or if you have an enquiry please get in touch.