Meet the team
The HWBIDCo team is dedicated to promoting the best that Wycombe – and its many businesses – has to offer.
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Siobhan leads the marketing and communications strategy of HWBIDCo.
In addition to promoting High Wycombe town centre, she is responsible for all BID social media activity and helps keep you informed about what’s happening in your town.
Business Engagement Coordinator
Jamie is our Business Engagement Coordinator. He heads up the Security Partnership – which includes both the Shopwatch and Pubwatch schemes. He is responsible for our safety awareness campaigns, business support and training, and also oversees our Cardboard Collection Scheme.
Melanie is the CEO of High Wycombe BID. She is responsible for delivering the HWBIDCo business plan and oversees the day-to-day operational management of HWBIDCo.
Meet the directors
Director – M Glynn Builders
Gemma is a Director of M Glynn Builders and a Director and Co-Founder of The Bespoke Homes Company.
Wycombe Arts Centre
Ruth previously worked as Director of Student Experience for Buckinghamshire New University. She now represents Wycombe Arts Centre on the HWBIDCo board.
Lesley Clarke, OBE
Bucks County Council
Lesley has been a member of the HWBIDCo board since its inception. She was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in May 2013.
Eden Shopping Centre
Andrew represents Eden Shopping Centre.
Wycombe District Council
In addition to his role as councillor, Tony is Chairman of High Wycombe Town Twinning Association and acts as a Trustee for Wycombe Community Arts Centre.
Buckinghamshire New University
Simon is the Communications and Marketing Manager at Bucks Students’ Union. He has over 10 years’ experience in marketing to a large membership organisation – utilising a range of different channels and engaging with various other stakeholders.
Buckinghamshire New University
Ian is the Commercial Director for Buckinghamshire New University, representing the university, its staff and students.
Matt is the general manager of O’Neills pub. He works alongside the BID manager to implement campaigns for HWBIDCo’s nighttime economy.
The Massage Company
Mark is the owner of The Massage Company in High Wycombe. Mark is an ex-Army officer with a huge amount of experience in management and leadership gained in a number of sectors. He is passionate about helping the town to thrive and is excited to have been accepted to be part of the HWBIDCo board.
Store Manager – Sainsburys High Wycombe
Chris is the Store Manager at Sainsburys High Wycombe and has been since January 2020. Chris is passionate to make a difference to the local area and is keen to ensure one of the largest retailers in the area plays their part and gives High Wycombe Bid Company a voice within the local retail industry.
Theatre Director – Wycombe Swan
Fiona is an experienced Theatre, Events and Hospitality Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the live entertainment industry.
Landlord – The Antelope Pub
Mark is the current landlord of The Antelope Pub.
Owner – Lunch & Robertos
Robert is a highly experienced Retail Director, who has successfully led large groups of multi-channel stores across London and the South East. He is also the owner of two popular High Wycombe eateries – Lunch and Robertos.