The Bid Board & Team
The Fleet Business Improvement District Board in Fleet Hampshire

The Fleet Business Improvement District (BID) Board is made up of 11 volunteer Directors. Eight of the Directors represent levy paying businesses across different sectors. The Board also includes a Company Secretary and representatives of both Hart District Council and Fleet Town Council (both also in the BID area). The Board is supported by a BID Manager.

Bruce has over 35 years’ experience in the Financial Services Industry and is a co-founding Partner of Chadney Bulgin which was established in Fleet in 1993. Bruce leads the Money Saving working group identifying opportunities to save money for levy payers in the BID area and is a member of the Events & Markets and Marketing working groups. Bruce was a member of the Fleet Business Forum and is the key representative of service businesses in the BID area.

Bruce Bulgin

Emma has over 30 year’s retail experience working for retailers such as Harrods and Selfridges and is the owner of Experience, a family-run ladies Boutique established in Fleet in 1995.  Emma leads the Marketing working group and was the Chair of the Fleet Business Forum which developed the BID Proposal. She has been instrumental in delivering many events and activities in Fleet over recent years including Fleet Fashion Week, Paint Fleet Pink Week and Paint Fleet Blue week.

Emma Molyneux

Ian is the Manager of Waitrose in Fleet. He has worked in Waitrose for the last 22 years and brings experience of the substantial involvement Waitrose has supporting BIDs throughout the country. Ian leads the Finance working group providing oversight for the effective management of the financial aspects of the BID

Ian Fuell

Michael’s corporate experience spans the IT, education and finance industries. He was a member of the audit committee for Loughborough University and chairman of the audit committee of the 2nd largest pension scheme in the UK as well as being the Chair of Fleet Future.He is leading on the Governance aspects ensuring that the Fleet BID follows British BIDs best practice guidance.

Micheal Butcher
Company Secretary

David is a co-Director of Reach for the Stars Group which owns Propaganda Music Canteen in Fleet as well as four other restaurants and bars throughout Hampshire. He has significant experience in the restaurant and entertainment industry, is leading the Safety and Security Working Group and represents the Night Time Economy in the BID.

David Stanton

Tyler is the owner of 217 Menswear in Fleet. He has 12 years’ specialist retail experience working for independent retailers and has a thorough understanding of the issues they face. He was a member of the Fleet Business Forum and is a member of both the Improving the Experience, Money Saving and Marketing working groups.

Tyler Harman

Tim has over 20 years’ accountancy experience and heads up the Fleet office of Kirk Rice LLP, who have been established for over 30 years and opened an office in Fleet in 2018. He is a partner in the General Practice and Audit department specialising in audit, small and medium enterprise(SME) financial reporting, and taxation, as well as providing more general business consulting. He joined Kirk Rice in 2002 after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant.

Tim Neale

Alan is Hart District Council’s representative on the BID Board. He is the Cabinet Member for the Contracts Planning Committee and has been a councillor representing the Fleet Ward since May 2012.

Alan Oliver
Hart District Council

Tracey has 25 years’ experience in marketing and project management and, for the last 3 years, has been working as a marketing consultant supporting small and medium companies and encouraging people to support their local independent businesses. She was a member of the Fleet Business Forum and is now working as the BID Manager on a part time basis to support the BID to deliver key projects to benefit levy payers.

Tracey Shrimpton
BID Manager

Bob is the Chairman of Fleet Town Council and is their representative on the BID Board and was a member of the Fleet Business Forum.

Bob Schofield
Fleet Town Council