Our Executive Committee & Officers


Kathryn Crosweller


Kathryn was Manager of Chippenham BID and heavily involved in supporting, promoting and representing businesses in Chippenham town centre through that role. She is now the Business Development Manager for Natural Numbers, which has extensive links to the local business community.


Simon Cooper


Simon is Treasurer of the Chippenham Chamber of Commerce and a Partner at Monahans, a regional accountancy practice based in Chippenham.

Vice President


Committee Members


Huw Thomas

Huw Thomas Commercial

Huw is a Chartered Surveyor and Owner of Huw Thomas Commercial, a specialist commercial property consultancy.


Edward Heard

Chippenham 2020 LLP

Edward is a Director of Chippenham 2020 LLP a property investment and development company focused on the long-term regeneration of the town.


Tom Paget

Awdry, Bailey & Douglas

Tom is an Associate Solicitor at Awdry Bailey and Douglas specialising in commercial and property law and is manager of the firm’s Chippenham office. Tom is also on the exec board of the Chippenham Business Improvement District and is chair of the Backing Business sub-committee.


Mark Smith

Chippenham Town Council

Mark is the Chief Executive at Chippenham Town Council, he has worked in local government for over 30 years, holding director level positions at the former Kennet District Council and Wiltshire Council. Mark also spent two years working through his own company as an interim and project manager in the private and public sector.


Tom Jacques

Jacques Partnership

Tom is an architect and director of The Jacques Partnership Ltd and an RIBA Client Adviser, undertaking projects with individual clients, developers, companies and the third sector


Chris Crook


Opening his first Subway franchisee in Chippenham in 2009 Chris has grown his business to become a multi unit operator with locations across Wiltshire and Somerset employing over 30 people


Rob Perks

Snowdrop Cottage

Rob is a Director of Chippenham Children’s Day Nursery, Snowdrop Cottage in St Mary St as well as his day job as Chief Executive of Wiltshire’s rapidly growing Business Support Company, Inspire, who provide support and expertise to Small and medium sized Businesses across the South West, connecting them to funding and expertise to grow their businesses.


Peter Warr

Batt Broadbent

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Debbie Williams

John Williams Heating Services

Debbie is the co-founder of John Williams Heating Services Ltd, a plumbing and heating business based on Bumpers Farm Industrial Estate Chippenham


Adam Morris


Adam is Managing Director of Avagio IT Services, a managed IT support company based on Bumpers Farm.


Tony Basham

Wiltshire College

Tony is Director of Business and Partnerships at Wiltshire College where his responsibilities include employer engagement, apprenticeships, work experience, careers advice and partnerships. Tony started his career in the commercial training sector and has held senior management positions at two previous FE Colleges before joining Wiltshire, where he now lives with his wife and three young children.