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The BID Delivery Team and Board

The Team

To minimise costs and risk, and to make the best use of existing resources and expertise, the South Bank BID does not employ staff. It delivers its programmes and projects through South Bank Employers’ Group (SBEG)

Chief Executive
Nic Durston

Finance and Operations Director
Indranie Sookdeo

Marketing and Communications Director
Craig Hurring

Director of Public Realm
Alex Valenzuela

Head of Security
Neil Haggertay

Head of Marketing
Rachel Dingsdale

Business Support Manager 
Issie Ryans

Business Operations Assistant
Matthew Whittaker

Management Accountant
Shahrukh Bhatty

Communications Officer
Stefano Leone

Marketing Officer
Ella Stern

Contracts Administrator
Abdel Najid

Public Realm Admin and Communications Officer
Michael Fray

The Board

The South Bank BID Board are drawn from the very best local organisations and employers within the South Bank area. These leaders collaborate on issues and projects concerning the future of the South Bank, pooling their expertise and considerable influence to effect change. They act through a desire to improve the quality of the area; to make South Bank one of the prime areas in the country in which to do business.

Together, the Board represents the interests of over 160 organisations within the South Bank BID.

  • Govert Deketh (Chair)
    London Marriott Hotel County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road
  • David Pelly (Deputy Chair)
    Prospect, Leake Street 
  • Rej Bangar
    Network Rail, Waterloo Station
  • Carl Goard
    Bouygues E&S FM UK, Lambeth Palace Road
  • Stephanie Hardy
    PPHE Hotel Group, County Hall
  • Alison Pinner
    Coin Street Community Builders, Stamford Street
  • Sergio Leandro
    Sea Containers Hotel, Upper Ground
  • Mark Wakefield
    IBM, Upper Ground
  • Hywel Mathias
    Merlin Entertainments, Westminster Bridge Road
  • Dominic Lake
    Spiritland, Royal Festival Hall

Local Authority Observers

  • Cllr Kieron Williams
    London Borough of Southwark
  • Cllr Victor Chamberlain
    London Borough of Southwark
  • Cllr Kevin Craig 
    London Borough of Lambeth
  • Cllr Ibrahim Dogus
    London Borough of Lambeth

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