Advisory Board

Name: Malcolm Bell
Role: DCBC Advisory Board Member
Description: Synonymous with Cornwall tourism, there isn't a lot that Malcolm doesn't know about the industry. Having overseen the transformation of Visit Cornwall into a Community Interest Company, he is now at the helm of Visit Cornwall’s future as a private enterprise and is responsible for overseeing the vision, strategy and delivery of the company. A passionate brand ambassador for destination Cornwall,...
Name: Katharine Bourke
Role: DCBC Advisory Board Member
Description: Katharine helps businesses with high growth potential in Devon & Cornwall connect with the best business coaches through GrowthAccelerator to ensure the businesses achieve their potential. Katharine is working closely with small and medium sized businesses across Devon & Cornwall to help them identify their most critical barriers to growth. She locates the most appropriate coach to work...
Name: Nick Buckland OBE
Role: DCBC Advisory Board Member
Description: Nick has significant experience in strategic planning, governance, review processes and quality, gathered from a range of private sector executive and non-executive directorships.  He is pro-chancellor and former chair of governors of Plymouth University and chair of Peninsula Community Health CIC and chair of the board of the Education and Development Trust. With a BSc in mathematics, he is a...
Name: Kevin Butler
Role: DCBC Advisory Board Member
Description: Having previously spent 20 years at the Bank of England where his roles included head of audit and regional agent for the South West, the latter involving reporting to the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee on economic and business trends in the region. Kevin now works at Milsted Langdon as a consultant economist. Highly respected within the local business community for his pragmatic and down-to-...
Name: Kim Conchie
Role: DCBC Advisory Board Member
Description: Kim jointly founded Brass Tacks Publishing in 1986. Brass Tacks became one of the top customer publishing and website agencies in UK before Kim sold to Chime Communications plc in 2000. Major clients were Somerfield, Royal Mail, UKTI, British Gas, Scottish Power, Bank of Scotland, Rugby Football Union, Lawn Tennis Association.He was md of the Bristol office of PSPRare (as Brass Tacks is now...


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