Marketing Gloucester’s Board of Directors consist of a group of individuals drawn from marketing and other disciplines from a range of organisations based in Gloucester.
Jennie Watkins – Chair
Jennie is is the Deputy Leader of Gloucester City Council and is the Cabinet Member for Communities & Neighbourhoods.
Owen Acland is the Centre Manager at Gloucester Quays.
Alexander Bailey is a retired professional engineer and sits on the Council of Management for the Gloucester Civic Trust, working closely with Marketing Gloucester in order to boost Gloucester’s City Tourism and heritage.
Jenny Eastwood has more than 15 years experience in the media industry having worked as a journalist for Northcliffe, Local World, Trinity Mirror and the Press Association. She became the first female editor of the Gloucester Citizen in 2013 and digital editor of Gloucestershire Live in 2017. She now runs her own PR consultancy, Eastwood Digital.
Nick Bishop is a partner at Gloucester chartered accountants Pitt, Godden & Taylor and provides financial and accounting advice to Marketing Gloucester.
Vivienne Hargreaves is the current Chairman of the Gloucestershire Academy of Music and former Editor of The Forester newspaper.
Mike Mintram is the Principal Consultant at Market Return, providing business support, mentoring and coaching for SMEs.
Jason Robinson is the Shopping Centre Manager of the Eastgate Shopping Centre with a long history in retail and operations management. He previously worked at The Galleries Shopping Centre, Bristol, transferring to Gloucester at the time of the redevelopment of the City Centre and the construction of Cabot Circus.
Jude Rodrigues is a partner at Davies and Partners law practice and specialises in planning, development and environmental law.
Peter White is the Centre Manager at King’s Walk Gloucester.