Board of Directors

Swansea Business Improvements Ltd was incorporated on 2nd August 2006 as a private, not for profit, a company limited by guarantee without share capital. Crucially, the make-up of the board represents the broad spectrum of the various BID-area sectors.

They currently represent: Independent – 5 | National – 2 | Public sector – 2 | Office – 2 | Education – 1 | Property owner/Landlord/Third Sector – 1 | Hospitality/Licensees – 1

Swansea BID is governed by a Board of voluntary Directors provides invaluable experience, strategic direction and input to Swansea BID and directly accountable for the effective delivery of the company operations and services as set out in the business plan and upholding and promoting the company’s vision and objectives.

The Swansea BID company has been and will continue to be Chaired by a private sector representative. The board meet monthly reviewing budgets and performance. The board are also responsible for setting the annual budget, monitoring performance and finances, working alongside the Chief Executive, who presents recommendations based on yearly levy yield and forecasted income provided by the Local Authority Business Rates Department. Scheduled board meeting dates for BID year 19/20 are:

1st August 2019| 5th September 2019 | 3rd October 2019 | 7th November 2019 | 5th December 2019 | 2nd January 2020 | 6th February 2020 | 5th March 2020 | 2nd April 2020 | 7th May 2020 | 4th June 2020 | 2nd July 2020. Swansea BID Levy payers can request minutes from the board meetings by contacting Russell Greenslade at the BID office on (01792) 475021.

The company day to day operations is managed by the BIDs office team that can be found here who are accountable to the board of Directors. The companies Chief Executive provides the board with monthly operational and financial updates to the board of Directors.

  • Juliet Luporini

    Kardomah Restaurant & Landlord | Independent Trader


    City Regions Board Member, SERP Member, Welsh Government Task & Finish Groups Member, Bevan Commission Member.

  • Jennie Clements

    Owner | Clements Jones Accountants | Independent Trader

    Vice Chair & Company Secretary

    Professional Services/Independent

  • Andrew Downie

    Managing Director | Net Bop | Independent Trader

  • Chris Evans

    Chair | Swansea Market Traders | Independent Traders

  • Cllr Robert Francis-Davies

    Cabinet Member | City & County of Swansea | Culture, Tourism & Major Projects

  • Cllr Rob Stewart

    Leader | City & County of Swansea

  • Aled Bonnell

    Manager | Marks & Spencers Plc | National

  • Peter Lynn

    Managing Partner | Peter Lynn & Partners Solicitors | Independent Trader

  • Andrew Parry-Jones

    Development Manager | Coastal Housing Group | Third Sector | Landlord

  • Richard Jones

    Owner | Moda | Independent Trader

  • Jodie Potter

    Branch Director | Santander | National

  • Bruno Nunes

    Licensed Premises | Hospitality | Independent Trader

  • Lisa Hartley

    Quadrant Shopping Centre Manager | Nationals & Independents

  • Professor Ian Walsh

    Dean | University of Wales Trinity St Davids | Education

  • Christopher Barnes

    Owner | Mr Dapper | Independent Trader