Meet The Board

Tim Keeping

"Go! Southampton is a great opportunity for businesses to work in partnership to make sure our City Centre works for them; independent retailer or multi-national corporate, Go! Southampton will deliver clear benefits to all. That’s why the owners and management of The Marlands are supporting Go! Southampton."

Tim Keeping

Marlands Shopping Centre & Chair of Go! Southampton BID board

Annaliese Hughes

"Southampton is a City full of untapped potential with passionate residents, inspiring entrepreneurs and committed businesses. Go! Southampton will offer the much needed focus to develop our City’s assets and drive Southampton forward as the leading City it can and should be."

Annaliese Hughes

Delicious Dining, Chair of Better Marketing theme group

Caroline French

"Go! Southampton gives independent businesses the chance to improve and promote their local area. It also gives us the ability to have a voice and influence city centre developments. We can work together to make the city centre a cleaner safer place with co-ordinated better events, that will create a more exciting City for both local residents and visitors."

Caroline French

WJ French and Chair of Great City Centre Experience Theme Group

Nick Barwood

"Womble Bond Dickinson can trace its roots in Southampton back to 1646 and is proud to support Go Southampton! Personally, I have lived and worked in Southampton most of my life and I am passionate about helping the city realise its full potential as a world class city. The BID is a great opportunity to bring together people and ideas to deliver tangible change within the city and to help deliver on that potential.."

Nick Barwood

Womble Bond Dickinson and Chair of Stronger Business Theme Group

Andy Collyer

"Southampton is a fantastic city and hub for business and leisure. We have an excellent range of shops and restaurants on offer at WestQuay and we will be expanding on this with our new Watermark development. The BID will help to push Southampton further forward, ensuring its long term transformation continues."

Andy Collyer

Westquay Shopping Centre

Toby Steele

Go! Southampton and the BID play a crucial role to improve the city experience for businesses of all sizes. Southampton Football Club attracts people from both near and far and we are excited to be part of an organisation which can really make a difference to everyone visiting the city, regardless of their purpose.

Toby Steele

Saints Football Club

Tere Daly

"Collaborating and connecting our students and research areas with the city and its businesses, is a core activity for Solent University – so we’re proud to be supporting Go!Southampton now and in the future."

Tere Daly

Solent University

Allan Gordon

"As a large developer in Southampton our objective is to provide high quality, sustainable residential and mixed-use developments to support the cities regeneration programme. Our aims dovetail with those of Go! Southampton and all the businesses involved and we are delighted to be part of this initiative."

Allan Gordon

National Regional Property Group

Gary Bennetton

"I can see the positive changes that are being brought about by the BID and I am really pleased to be able to represent the night time economy as another important element of Southampton’s fantastic offer."

Gary Bennetton

Orange Rooms

Jo Phillips

GoSouthampton! is bringing businesses in the city together to give Southampton more to shout about and to shape the city's bright future. GoSouthampton's ambition will move Southampton forward as a place to live, to work and to do business. As one of the largest employers in the area, that's why Carnival UK supports the BID.

Jo Phillips

Carnival UK

Dishi Umfleet

Southampton is a vibrant city with so much potential and GO! Southampton provides businesses with an opportunity to collaborate and work towards improving their local areas providing benefits to both businesses and residents. Born in Southampton, I am passionate about making a positive difference to the City.

Dishi Umfleet

Docks Coffee House