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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

Paul has over a decade of experience in place management having started his first town centre management company in April 2000. Since then, he has led on the development and renewal of BIDs across the UK, including Ipswich.

Fiona Wright Director

Fiona Wright

Director

With over 20 years of place-marketing experience, Fiona works with BIDs across the UK to establish and grow place identities; including the marketing and promotion at Ipswich Central.

Sophie Alexander-Parker BID Manager

Sophie Alexander-Parker

BID Manager

Managing all operational and place-management projects that the BID delivers. Sophie has worked at Ipswich Central for over 10years.

Leah Ambrose Business Support Manager

Leah Ambrose

Business Support Manager

Leah looks after the Ipswich Central office; supporting the team, arranging meetings, managing diaries and day-to-day operations.

Street Rangers

Street Rangers

Our Street Rangers work with police, cleaning teams and local organisations to help make Ipswich a safer and more secure place for businesses.

Jack Cripps Marketing & Brand Manager

Jack Cripps

Marketing & Brand Manager

Jack oversees the marketing and communications at Ipswich Central; including business updates, consumer campaigns and All About Ipswich activity.

Management Board

Terry Baxter Chair of Ipswich Central

Terry Baxter

Chair of Ipswich Central
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
Neil Roberts Debenhams

Neil Roberts

Debenhams
George Woodward Fenn Wright

George Woodward

Fenn Wright

Advisory Group

Terry Baxter

Chair of Ipswich Central

Hayden Bishop

Carats

Robert Coppin

Ipswich and Suffolk Club

Michelle Gordon

Ipswich Borough Council

Marion Harvey

Ipswich County Library

Allan Hassell

Buttermarket Centre

Vimmi Hayes

Suffolk County Council

Martin Holland

Christchurch Property

Tom Jell

Ipswich Building Society

Glendon McKnight

O2

Dave Muller

All About Ipswich

Emily Palmer

Wagamama

Neil Roberts

Debenhams

Ron Smith

Wilco

Mike Sorhaindo

Sailmakers Shopping Centre

Colin Williams

Jacey's Coffee House

Serap Yazici

Waitrose

All About Ipswich Board

Sarah Barber

Ipswich Borough Council

Polly Bridgman

University of Suffolk

Matt Capp

BT

Jenny Cousins

Museum of East Anglian Life

Jack Cripps

Ipswich Central

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

Todd Strehlow

Ipswich Borough Council

Paul West

Suffolk County Council

Fiona Wright

Ipswich Central

Contact Us

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