The BID Team

The people inspiring change

BID Team

Jeanette Hockley

Operations Manager

Currently on Furlough

Mandy Medhurst

Client Relationships Manager

Nicolette Lennox

Financial Administrator


Derek Marsh


I grew up in West Sussex and have known the wonderful Cathedral City of Chichester for many years. I have worked at home and abroad for central Government and more recently I have worked with Asian companies in a range of different sectors. I have many years of experience as a member of different and […]

Helen Marshall

CEO & Vice Chair

I was born and grew up in Chichester, moving away when I went to university in Cardiff. After a period of time living in London, I moved back to the city just over ten years ago. I am a retail professional, having spent most of my career working within both large chains and smaller, entrepreneurial […]

Jeremy Brown

Property Director for Brasserie Bar Co

Jeremy is the Property Director for Brasserie Bar Co which operates Brasserie Blanc and the White Brasserie Company, he is responsible for identifying, acquiring and developing new pubs and brasseries. Jeremy was previously the Property Director for Loch Fyne Restaurants and prior to that he was on the operations side of the industry for hotel and […]

Sally Russell

General Manager of Chichester Harbour Hotel and The Ship Restaurant

Sally has been the General Manager of Chichester Harbour Hotel and The Ship Restaurant since July 2018, seeing through a period of refurbishment to bring the building back to its former glory as a beautiful and historic part of Chichester. Sally has worked in hospitality for nearly 30 years all over the UK and internationally […]

Brendon Cook

Managing Director, Kiwi Recruitment

Originally from New Zealand, I made the decision to move to England in 2011. Having searched for the best places in the UK to settle down, I decided Chichester was the perfect place to set up and establish myself and my business. Chichester is a unique and thriving city that I am proud to now […]

Callum Woodgate

Associate, Flude Property Consultants

Callum studied at the University of Portsmouth, and has always lived and worked locally. He joined Flude Property Consultants in July 2014, where he subsequently qualified as a Chartered Surveyor. Callum regularly provides lease advisory advice to landlord and tenant clients, the majority of which either own or occupy commercial property in the centre of […]

Kay Mawer

Managing Director, Clothkits Ltd

Having cut my commercial teeth in the family motor trade business, Fine Art graduate I revived the iconic textile design brand Clothkits from around my kitchen table. Over the last 10 years, I developed a flourishing Chichester based business encompassing e-commerce, bricks & mortar retail and the delivery of workshops to a loyal local and […]

Amy Sim

General Manager, Chichester Cathedral

Amy Sim is the General Manager of Chichester Cathedral Enterprises Ltd, overseeing the retail and hospitality offering of the 900 year-old place of worship. Amy previously worked for Fuller’s, acquiring her first pub management job in West London aged just 22. During her time in the capital Amy managed historic pubs, large restaurants and even […]

Cllr Tony Dignum

Councillor, Chichester District Council

I have lived in Chichester since 2000 and am a qualified accountant. I was a senior director of leading retailers including Dixons, H. Samuel and Selfridges. I was County Councillor for the Chichester South Division from 2001-05 and Chairman of the Chichester Society from 2002-11. In 2011 I was elected to both the District Council […]

Sandy Longley

Boots Store Manager

Sandy has worked for Boots for 40 years now, obviously starting her career early! She has had various roles throughout that time, from starting out on the shop floor through to management, field and training roles while also raising her family at the same time. Now the store manager in Chichester, she has been based […]

Cllr Sarah Sharp

Chichester City Council

Sarah worked in France, Germany and London before coming to Chichester to bring up her children in 1999. Sarah quickly found herself deep in community affairs, notably the local Golden Jubilee street party, an annual community event on the Whyke Amphitheatre and, a bit later, Playing Out. Having lived in Germany in her twenties, Sarah […]