Our Management Team
Rob grew up in Southport and was educated at King George V Grammar School and College and is a Director of Topping & Company Accountants, whose offices are based in Birkdale.
He is passionate about helping develop the future of Southport and help generate business within the town. He has previously served as a Governor of a local primary school and currently sits as Director on a number of local organisations, including the Southport Festival Ltd, Professional Sefton Ltd and Plan B for Business Ltd and is also an Associate Governor of Southport College.
With over 20 years experience in lobbying & policy development, Hugh has worked extensively with other BIDs including Preston & Lancaster. Hugh was also instrumental in the conception & delivery of Southport BID and secured the yes vote.
Hugh is responsible for the wider strategic planning, policy development, lobbying and representing the BID at regional and national levels.
t: 07469 354655
Sarah has spent over 15 years in the private sector, running small to medium retail businesses and restaurants, giving her a thorough understanding of the challenges faced by businesses.
Sarah manages all social media for the BID and handles all communications and press relations. Sarah also works on all BID funded events
t: 07392 873077
Our Board of Directors
Gareth Haliwell, Sainsburys PLC
Jamie Henderson, Wilko
Agnes Ng, Dukes Folly Hotel
Norman Wallis, Pleasureland
Adam Yaffe, Yaffe Photography
Stephen Bibby, Karbon Kopy
James Brayshaw, Adaptive Comms
Margaret Carney, CEO Sefton Council