About Destination Chesterfield

Destination Chesterfield Board

Destination Chesterfield Board

The Destination Chesterfield board is made up of local business people who influence the strategic direction of place-making and place marketing for Chesterfield. Meetly every other month, our Board members work in organisations that care about the town’s economic growth and have committed to support the town’s marketing through the Chesterfield Champions network.

You can find out a little more about each of the board members below, including what they love about Chesterfield and North Derbyshire.

Peter Swallow – Chair
Managing Director of Bolterstone Group PLC

Cllr Tricia Gilby – Vice Chair
Leader of Chesterfield Borough Council

Huw Bowen
Chief Executive of Chesterfield Borough Council

Karlie Thompson
Associate Director of Communications at Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Julie Richards
Principal of Chesterfield College

Scott Knowles
Chief Executive of East Midlands Chamber

Phil Bramley
Editor of the Derbyshire Times

Steven Smith
Relationship Director at Natwest Bank in Chesterfield

Ivan Fomin
Managing Director at MSE Hiller

Michael Timmins
Director, Water Ports & Power North at AECOM

Adam Doyle
Head of Business Engagement and Employability at the University of Derby

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Destination Chesterfield

Destination Chesterfield is responsible for developing a co-ordinated approach to marketing the town

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Chesterfield Champions

The Chesterfield Champions scheme is a powerful network helping to drive the development of our economy, shape our future and showcase our town.

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Rising from our industrial past is a contemporary destination with a great history and a superb future.

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