The BID Board
Sue is the Senior Partner at Your Move Petty Freeman with both MARLA and MNAEA qualifications she is the Chairman of Sidcup Partners Ltd and has lived and worked in the Sidcup area for over 20 years. Deputy Chairman of the PTA at Our Lady of the Rosary School Sidcup.
Prior to working here Sue worked in London at lloyds Bank for 16 years before leaving to start a family. Family life is very important to Sue “I’m blessed in having a wonderful family to support me.”
Sue enjoys spending time with family, holidays, reading and cooking.
Sue is committed in continuing to make Sidcup a safe and happy environment for her grandsons to grow up in.
“I will give my 100 percent commitment to all of the businesses in the bid area to enable them to achieve the best possible return on their business.”
BID Vice Chairman
MERTON COURT SCHOOLBID
Dominic was educated at Kingswood House Preparatory School, Epsom and Bedales School, Hampshire. He also attended College Stanislas, Paris. Dominic graduated from King Alfred’s College, Winchester where he majored in modern foreign languages.
In 1988 he successfully completed his MBA in Human Resource Management/ Industrial Relations at City University Business School, London (now Cass Business School). Dominic has worked in education for over thirty years and has been a headmaster of Merton Court School, a 320 pupil Co-ed prep school in Sidcup for over twenty years and became proprietor in 2016.
The school has sponsored events regularly in Sidcup and has actively championed the Bid as a way of making Sidcup a better place to work and live.
Dominic has been a past Chairman of the South East London fundraising branch of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. He is Past President of Sidcup Round Table and a current member of Sidcup 41 Club. He served on the Mayor of Bexley’s Charity Fundraising Committee 2013/14 and has lived in Sidcup for 29 years.
Harry is a Business Development Manager at Barclays based locally. She has worked for Barclays for 34 years and for over 20 of those in Business.
During her time with Barclays she has worked as a start up manager and a portfolio manager helping to support new and established businesses grow. She now specialises in opening and switching accounts with turnover in excess of over £400k onwards.
SIRMAN AND LEE
A senior creative and business founder, Steve uses his digital design expertise to bring brands to life and support success. He has built his experience designing impactful websites and apps for well-known commercial brands and charities including Red Bull, Lindt and Breast Cancer Care.
Today Steve leads a talented team to offer; branding, digital design, SEO, and printed marketing materials. Working with a range of organisations here in the UK and further afield across the globe.
Steve’s varied client base includes, online retailers, award winning charities, councils and legal & financial services. In each case, his digital expertise has supported business goals and growth over the last ten years.
Lua Jessie Burrows
Lua Jessie Burrows
After leaving university lua partnered with her mother to open calm collective, a boutique family run yoga studio in the heart of sidcup with a focus on health, well-being and community. She has a passion for helping others as well as creating a thriving business that maintains an inclusive environment working towards achieving the highest state of health, happiness & well-being in the community.”
Jenny supervises the residential property conveyancing team at RG Law. She has worked as a lawyer for 7 years after a career change from the television industry.
RG Law are experts in residential conveyancing, wills, probate and estate planning. Our focus is to deliver a smooth, quick and professional experience for our clients. They have one branch in Sidcup High Street and another in York. Jenny established and Chairs their health and 0wellbeing committee which champions making RG Law a happy and healthy place to work.
Jenny has lived in Sidcup most of her life and values investment in services for the local community. She says she cares deeply about our impact on the planet. She respects the significant effort the BID is making towards decreasing the use of plastic and promoting environmentally sustainable options for business.
Prior to her involvement in Sidcup Partners, she worked on a community cinema project “Sidcup Pop Up Cinema” which screened movies following the closure our local cinema. She organised a number of successful screenings and had the honour of being a host for the Rob Knox Film Festival.
With more than 15 years’ experience in online media advertising, Richard has worked with a range of national companies such as 118 Media, Touch Local and BT during his professional career.
In 2010, Richard took the step to go it alone by launching his own digital agency designed to help businesses advertise themselves more effectively through the creation of responsive design websites and online marketing techniques.
In 2014 Richard opened Resknowas a walk-in studio on Sidcup High Street – providing local businesses with a Google affiliated, one-stop-shop for all digital marketing, branding, design and print solutions.
As a passionate member of Sidcup Partners, Richard supports various local events, such as Lark in the Park, as well as raising money for charities such as Cancer Research UK.
Outside of work, Richard enjoys spending time with his family, keeping fit at his local David Lloyd, and playing cricket for his local team – which he has been a member of for the past 30 years!
Rose Bruford College
Kwabena is the Commercial and Event Manager at Rose Bruford College, working within the Student Recruitment and External Affairs team to drive third stream revenues using an innovative and growth-focussed commercial and events strategy. He develops and manages all commercial activities for the College, concentrating on new activity areas and emerging markets to ensure that business growth is accelerated.
Kwabena is also responsible for delivering the College’s high-profile events and ceremonies. He has 15+ year’s event management experience and has collaborated with a magnitude of Companies, Universities, Councils and Charities around the UK to deliver highly successful flagship events.