CHIEF OPERATION OFFICER
Lee Lyons has been with the partnership since its voluntary organisation days at the start of 2010, having spent the majority of his career in operational management. He was recruited initially to work on the well-being of the street environment and then became the BID Manager in 2012 with the inception of the Business Improvement District.
Tel: 020 7755 3193
Nancy Rogers joined the BID in November 2015 and provides Business Support for the Partnership team. Nancy brings a wealth of BID Industry experience having worked at Vauxhall One BID and prior to this worked in the public sector for a number of years providing Business Support.
Tel: 020 7755 3192
HEAD OF PLACE MANAGEMENT
Dan Sandford brings over 25 years experience to the role having worked in a broad range of operational business roles with a track record in Public and Private Sector environments. His focus is to work in partnership with the local authorities to ensure that Fitzrovia public realm is safer and cleaner and to also lead placemaking strategy and delivery.
Tel: 020 7755 3398
HEAD OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS
Bee de Soto joined The Partnership from an extensive marketing background, having successfully run a marketing agency working with clients based across the South of England. She devises the marketing plan and oversees all marketing and communications to our member businesses and to promote Fitzrovia as a destination.
Tel: 020 7755 5013
SAVINGS PROJECT MANAGER
Omar Charlemagne joined The Partnership in the newly created role, Saving Project Manager, in April 2019. His role is to secure the best rates and services for member businesses such as business rate savings, cost efficiencies for stationery, utilities, waste collection etc.
Tel: 020 7755 3389
BUSINESS ENGAGEMENT MANAGER
Amy Gershfield joined The Partnership in January 2019, having spent over 15 years in the media industry as a television producer and journalist. Her role is to develop the membership, the member benefits programme and key member events.
Tel: 020 7755 5014
PLACE MANAGEMENT SUPERVISOR
Farid Aliev joined The Partnership in the newly created role, Place Management Supervisor, in March 2019. Farid’s focus is on working in partnership with the police and council to ensure the street environment is a better place for a member of public and businesses.
Tel: 020 7755 3395
Stephanie Brown joined The Partnership in September 2019 with experience in B2B and B2C marketing. In her role, she co-ordinates the weekly enewsletters to promote member businesses in the area, manages all social media platforms and assists with campaigns and events.
Tel: 020 7755 5013
PLACE MANAGEMENT AMBASSADOR
Wojciech Wojteczek came to The Fitzrovia Partnership in June 2015, after working at Kingston First BID as Town Centre Ranger. He is responsible for the supervision of our Waste and Recycling Schemes and liaison with local authorities in the management of Fitzrovia’s streetscape.
Tel: 020 7755 3192
The Fitzrovia Partnership work with Allied Universal Security to provide a specialist Street Warden service for the area. Two street wardens currently patrol the area, liaise with local authorities on a weekly basis and help with reporting and deterring crime in the area.
Tel: 020 7755 3395
The Doctors Laboratory
Vice Provost (Enterprise and London), UCL
Rebecca De Souza
The Building Centre
Rebecca Hossack Gallery
City of London Corporation
OBSERVERS TO BOARD
Cllr Adam Harrison
Cabinet Member for Improving Camden’s Environment
Business Opportunities Manager Camden Council
The Metropolitan Police
The Board consists of up to 18 members:
The Board sub-groups consist of between 6 and 12 members representative of their particular sector:
The Board endeavours to secure members from a combination of large and small businesses within the BID constituency and representation from different sectors within the district;
In addition the following organisations may sit on the Board;
As Observers to the Board, these representatives act in an advisory role and are nominated by their respective organisations;
Quorum is a minimum of three Directors. BID constituents should always form the majority.
The BID’s seeks to embrace the business and wider community. To help guide the programme of work delivered by the BID, a number of sector focus groups have been set up to encourage participation and help to add value to the running of the BID.
Please see August 2019 Sub-Group Presentation.
Retail Sub Group
The Retail Sub Group listens to the voice of retailers along Tottenham Court Road and the surrounding area to deliver on projects aimed at driving footfall, supporting the retail calendar, establishing a strong identity and a premium shopping destination, and promoting events in Fitzrovia.
Office Sub Group
The office community focuses include sustainability and joint procurement initiatives, B2B relationships, safe and clean, upskilling, staff benefits and welfare. This is a platform for servicing common issues and highlighting the benefits of working in Fitzrovia.
Restaurant and Evening Economy Sub Group
Charlotte Street and the neighbouring area, plays a leading role in creating the vibrancy that attracts people working and living in the area, alongside a fabulous range of independent restaurants, cafes and bars. This forum makes sure that their views are represented and that promotions and events meet their needs.
Community Sub Group
The Community Group recognises the residents’ inclusive voice within Fitzrovia – therefore, this group is reflective of residential, community groups and third sector interests. This is the group that provides the community with a conduit to business, as well as promoting community issues and events in their own right.
If you would like to participate in a group that represents your business please contact the team.