Board & Council Members


Members of the Board

Executive Directors:

  • Chief Executive: Ian Girling (Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry)

Non-Executive Directors:

  • Acting President: David McNair (Hospital Director, Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital)
  • Acting Senior Vice President: Vincent Boni - (Managing Director, Newsquest)
  • Junior Vice President: To be appointed
  • Immediate Past President: Paul Collins (Director, Westover Group)
  • Honorary Treasurer: Stephen Mills (Partner, Grant Thornton UK)
  • Honorary Solicitor: Matthew Fretten (Partner, Fretten Solicitors)
  • Chairperson of the Council: Chris Slocock (Managing Director, The Minster Press)
  • Ex officio Non-Executive Directors:
  • Prof Dean Patton (Deputy Dean, the Business School, Bournemouth University)
  • Ian Govier (Managing Director, Certius Professional Services Limited)
  • Liz Willingham (Proprietor, Liz Lean PR Ltd)

Members of the Council

  • Chairperson of the Council: Chris Slocock – The Minster Press
  • Vice Chairperson of the Council: To be appointed
  • Ben Arnold - Savills
  • Caron Khan - Caviar Ltd
  • David Walsh - DCC and Dorset LEP
  • Helen Stacey - Aspire Jobs
  • Ian Cambrook - Pidela Consulting
  • James Lattimer - Salad Creative
  • James Stelfox - Quostar Solutions Ltd
  • Jim Stewart - Poole Harbour Commissioners
  • Mandy Fitzmaurice - Purple HR
  • Matthew Beaumont - Beaumont Project Management Limited
  • Mike Clark - Morris Lane
  • Maximillian Z De Kment - Saxe Coburg
  • Monica Seeley - Mesmo Consultancy
  • Nicki Cluley - Heart 102.3
  • Paul Tansey - Intergage
  • Simon West - Cowling & West
  • Stephen Bendell - Bendell Publicity Consultants Ltd


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