Board Of Directors

The BID Board provides strategic direction and input as well as being answerable to stakeholders for the conduct and performance of the BID Company. It is also responsible for setting the annual budget and monitoring finances throughout the course of the year working with the companies Chief Executive who represents Swansea BID on Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Swansea Bay Branch Committee, South Wales Chamber of Commerce (SWCC) Swansea Bay Council and The Association of Town Centre Management (ATCM) National Advisory Board.

Swansea BID Chair Juliet Luporini has been involved in the Welsh Government Business Rates Task and Finish Group to look into anomalies that businesses perceive with business rates and worked with The First Ministers Commission examining how public services are governed. As Chair, Juliet has also secured a board member position representing the private sector on the City Regions Board and SERP. As a result, Swansea BID members can be assured that not only are they strongly represented on a local government level via Swansea BID, but also on a regional and national strategic level with Juliet being a City Centre trader and Swansea BID Member.

Members of Swansea BID Board:

Executive Board

Chair - Juliet Luporini - Co-owner Kardomah
City Regions Board Member, SERP Member, Welsh Government Task & Finish Groups Member, Bevan Commission Member

Vice Chair - Dave Kenny - Owner The Party Shop (Shoppers Walk & Lower Oxford St Traders)

Company Secretary - Jennie Clements FCA - Owner Clements Jones Accountants (Professional Services/Independent)

Christos Stylinaou - Owner Derricks Music (Lower Oxford St Traders)

Andrew Downie - Managing Director NetBop Web Development (Independent Office)

Board (including Executive Board)

Leigh Vaughan - Chairman Swansea Market Traders Association

Cllr Robert Francis-Davies - Cabinet Member - Enterprise, Development and Regeneration (City & County of Swansea)

Cllr Rob Stewart - Leader (City & County of Swansea)

Aled Bonnell - Manager Marks & Spencers PLC (National)

Peter Lynn - Peter Lynn & Partners Solicitors (Professional Services/Independent)

Gareth Davies - Director of Development Coastal Housing Group (Landlord/Investor/ThirdSector/Residents)

Steve Jones - Director Leisure Quest (High Street Traders Association)

Richard Jones - Owner Moda (Kingsway Traders)

Ben Phillips - Owner Swansea Tattoo Company (Picton Arcade & Lower Oxford St traders)

Kathryn David - Director Commercial Services University of Wales Trinity St David's (Higher Education Sector)

Jodie Broadaway - Branch Director Santander (National)

Bruno Nunnes - Licensed Premises Forum Chair & Licensed Premises owner/operator (Licensed Premises daytime/night time)