Alex is the Managing Director at Beards the Jewellers and is the sixth generation of the family to run the store. He was brought up in Cheltenham and studied at Cheltenham College.
Tim is the Managing Director – Place & Economic Development at Cheltenham Borough Council and is responsible for the place making and economic development agenda.
He has been involved in the development, regeneration and leisure industry throughout his career.
He is an experienced professional yacht skipper, having completed sailing trips in the Mediterranean, North and South Atlantic oceans and round the Caribbean.
Director of Elliot Oliver Sales and Lettings and representing the Professional Services sector.
Having worked in Senior Management positions as well as launching two businesses from scratch over the last 5 years.
Oliver aims to educate and encourage his sector to become more involved in the BID.
Terri has been involved with the BID from the beginning and currently chairs the BID Board.
She has been the Operations Manager at The Brewery Quarter since January 2010.
Her background is in the property management and construction field where she has been head of facilities and Human Resources.
Andrew Kojima, Executive Head Chef and Owner of Koj.
(Koj Cheltenham) opened in March 2017 after spending 3 years appraising several towns and cities in SW England via short term pop up restaurants, including a 9 week pop up in late 2016 in our current site (formerly Café Regent on Regent Street).
Andrew is Director of 2 companies (the restaurant and private catering business) and prior to becoming a chef / restaurateur, he gained 10 years’ experience in finance and investment, though running his own business has been a lot tougher and a lot more rewarding!
As part of one of the largest businesses in town, responsible for marketing, I think my presence on the board would be beneficial to the wider Cheltenham community.
Regent Arcade’s ongoing marketing strategy is to promote not only the centre but Cheltenham as a
whole to key demographics throughout Gloucestershire; a strategy that many local businesses would
Working with a mix of national and independent retailers, communicating daily on a wide range of
challenges faced by the retail industry, as well as having 10 years of retail experience I feel that
I have an exceptional perspective on consumer trends, behaviour and expectations.