Our Advisory Board meets quarterly to oversee and monitor the strategic direction and financial management of the BID. The Board is responsible for ensuring that the BID operates as part of a wider community and in the public interest.


  • Represent the interests of all BID levy payers.
  • Advise and guide the BID team on projects and issues.
  • Advocate for levy payers on strategic issues.
  • Challenge the BID team and others where appropriate.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance.
  • Establish best practice and bring new ideas to the group meetings.


  • Positively support the BID manager and team and encourage success.
  • Identify and help shape solutions to the issues the BID area faces.
  • Advise on improvements to BID projects where appropriate.
  • Agree and monitor performance measures for the BID.
View Advisory Board Terms of Reference


David Foley (Chair)

DJ Foley LTD

Andy Pick​


Helen McGee

O2 Academy Bristol

Anna Naylor

Bristol Folkhouse

Trish Brown

St George's

James Laverick

Marriott Hotels

Ben Phillips

The Bristol Hippodrome

Danielle Kirk

Lambert Smith Hampton

Cllr Ani Stafford-Townsend

Bristol City Council

Victoria Matthews

Business West

Jason Thorne

Bristol City Council

Visit West

Bristol City Centre BID operates under the governance of Visit West, a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. Company no: 03715280.

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Redcliffe & Temple BID

Visit West also manages Redcliffe & Temple BID which was conceived in June 2021 and will run until its renewal ballot in 2025.

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Broadmead BID

Visit West also manages Broadmead BID which started in 2005 and is currently in its fourth term. There will be a ballot in October 2023.

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