The Team

Meet the Salisbury BID team

Robin McGowan, Chief Executive

Robin McGowan, Chief Executive

Robin has nearly 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector with particular interest in business growth. Through this work, he has developed a keen understanding of business requirements and business planning. Prior to joining the Salisbury BID, Robin worked as a Business Adviser with Business Link and before that was in business banking.

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Steve Godwin, Operations Manager

Steve Godwin, Operations Manager

Steve, a local man, joined Robin in the team, working to develop best practice and a partnership approach between retailers, licensed trade, local businesses and regulatory bodies in Salisbury. Aiming to develop a vibrant and growing afternoon and evening economy, Steve is working with Wiltshire Council on Salisbury's Purple Flag status and brings to the BID team a strong background of partnership working, publicity and promotion. His passion is for Salisbury to become the number one centre of the south.

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Kara Rogers, Marketing & Communications Manager

Kara Rogers, Marketing & Communications Manager

Kara has recently joined the Salisbury BID team as Marketing & Communications Manager. With a CIM Certificate in Professional Marketing, she brings a wealth of marketing knowledge and experience to the team. Kara is responsible for managing and delivering Salisbury BID’s marketing and communication strategies. Having grown up in the Salisbury area, Kara is passionate about our city.

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Andy Milton, City Ranger

Andy Milton, City Ranger

After completing nearly 15 years in the British Army, 9 years in the parcel delivery sector and nearly 5 years in the care industry Andy has a wealth of knowledge and a can-do attitude. Having an eye for detail, he likes to class himself as a people’s person. ‘Stop me, ask me and I will do whatever I can to help you sort it out.’ Constantly learning every day, Andy is passionate in everything he does.

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Nathan Bull, City Ranger

Nathan Bull, City Ranger

Nathan has an interesting background; he spent several years working with the city as an ambassador and then as a civil enforcement officer working in the public eye. Nathan explains “these jobs gave me a great insight to our historic and market thriving city.” Away from work, Nathan enjoys horticulture and keeping chickens that have been saved from slaughter. “I am a very approachable individual, and proud to be a part of the Salisbury BID team."

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Sarah Murphy, Business Support Co-ordinator

Sarah Murphy, Business Support Co-ordinator

Sarah joined the team in May 2016 after leaving university. In 2017 she moved to London and worked for a large BID, before returning to Salisbury BID earlier this year. Sarah’s role is to support the team, act as the first point of contact for our members and lead on some projects. She is particularly passionate about working with the large community of independent businesses we have in Salisbury.

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Richard Goodman, Community Safety Officer

Richard Goodman, Community Safety Officer

Richard has just completed 30 years with Wiltshire Police, the last ten years with the Neighbourhood Policing teams looking after Salisbury. Richard has worked in local community policing solving problems and issues that really mattered to residents and business. He has a passion for Salisbury and knows that to get the best results you need to work with business, councils, charities, and individuals. He is pleased and excited that he can use his experience to develop and grow the good work which happens in Salisbury.

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