Jacqui Rock has a wealth of knowledge about the high street, and with a background in project management, marketing, collaboration and as an investment bank manager with JPMorgan, Jacqui’s immediate priority is work with the levy payers to understand their needs and deliver on them.
James brings new ideas and passion to the role. A high-profile public speaker who has developed a range of skills across multiple sectors, his drive and determination to ensure the economic impact of his work is felt by those within the surrounding community.
Following a varied career including auditing, interior design, and being a cow hand in North America, Gabi now runs The Lookout Cafe. The cafe is above The Project Climbing Centre, run by her son, in the Dolphin Shopping Centre. She is all about helping the environment and would love to see Poole regenerated to its full potential.
With over 10 years’ experience in sales management, marketing and business development. Daniel brings a positive and fresh perspective to the Poole BID.
Since relocating to Poole in January 2019, Daniel has been building trust within the local community, whilst providing peace of mind through an array of insurance and asset protection services.
Daniel’s passion for developing the high street was continued as he joined us in our mission to create a vibrant , welcoming and inspiring town where people feel proud to visit, shop and work.
Leaving school at 16, Jeanette worked in the banking industry for five years, then moved into the public sector working for a large Housing Group in London. She then moved to Poole and worked for the hospital in Procurement. She purchased Truly Scrumptious in 2013 and loves being a small independent business owner, and part of the community in historic Poole.
She is passionate about Poole, and wants to encourage visitors and residents to have a pleasant experience which will lead to growth within all businesses to ensure a better economic future.
David holds a strong sense of responsibility and passion for bus and coach travel, the travelling public and people who work in the profession. Originally from Dorset, David is enormously proud of the local area and is keen to promote it as a place to work and visit.
John Grinnell has worked in the retail property management industry for over 20 years and is also one of the original team who started Poole Bid. John has a passion for Poole and wants to see modernisation, regeneration and a sustainable future.
Ian comes from a small family business background and accounting. This gives him a solid understanding of business and the real issues they face. Ian has have strong leadership skills as well as a proven track record in management as proven in his positions as Board member of the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership, representing business, a member of the Growing Places Committee, and a Board Member of Poole BID.
Having qualified as a solicitor in 1997, he is that rare beast that specialises and enjoys regulation and compliance, particularly in finding practical solutions to intractable problems. He chairs the Bournemouth Law Society compliance conference and is Immediate Past President of Bournemouth Law Society, having served as its Honorary Secretary for many years.