The Board of Directors for Leatherhead and District Chamber of Commerce comprises local business people, with representatives from both the public and private sectors.
The Board meets on a monthly basis under the leadership of elected president, Jeremy Webb.
There are currently 2 vacancies on our Board and we would be keen to hear from anyone who would like more information on what is involved. You are welcome to contact any current Board member for further details.
I’m Jeremy Webb, from SatNav4Business which provides mentoring, business and finance advice to start-up, small and medium businesses as well as 3rd sector organisations such as charities… I have been involved with the Chamber as a member for 11 years and on the Board since 2015 and mainly deal with events and member support.
I’m Johh Howarth from QVD Associates and have been a member of the Chamber for eighteen years and was President for two years in 2002/2003. I re-joined the Board two years ago. Now officially “retired” I still do small consultancy projects for small charities and social enterprises. In my Chamber capacity I deal with Mole Valley District Council on issues to do with Economic Development.
Immediate Past President
Jackie Quinn, of Jackie Quinn & Co Estate Agents was president of the Chamber until September 2019.
Co. Secretary and Treasurer
I’m Paul McWhirter and I am director of The McWhirter Partnership, a firm of Chartered Accountants based in Hersham, but with many clients in Leatherhead and the surrounding area. We provide accounting and taxation services to small and medium sized businesses and individuals. I have been the Leatherhead Chamber’s Company Secretary and Treasurer since 2003.
I am Peter Snell; you may have encountered me running Corbett’s bookshop in the Swan Centre. Eleven years ago my wife and I bought the business and opened our own, Barton’s Bookshop, in the wonderful half timbered, 2 Bridge Street. I am now retired and devoting even more of my time to the future prosperity of Leatherhead, I was President of the Chamber for one year 2003/2004. I take an active role in helping run the street market and am part of the Reference Group for Transform Leatherhead.
I am the Swan Shopping Centre Manager and have worked there for over 35 years. I grew up in Leatherhead and attended local schools.
Along the way I served as both a non-commissioned and commissioned officer for 8 years with the Queens Regiment T/A & ACF.
I have a passion for the town and am keen to be a part of the transformation currently planned for Leatherhead. As a member of the board since 2016 I have been involved with events and festivals held in the town, keeping an eye on planning applications and liaison with the market.
I’m Lizzi Butcher of NexMoney. I am a Mortgage & Protection Adviser based in Leatherhead, having started my mortgage career in 2001. The element of my work I enjoy the most is helping people realise their dreams. I have been a Chamber member for a year now and am looking forward to supporting businesses in any way I can.
Martin Russell of Streetwise Couriers was elected Chamber Director in September 2019. Bio to follow.
I am Tracey Holloway, owner of Olivia’s closet boutique. I opened my first shop in Leatherhead High Street in 2013. My second shop is in St Martin’s walk Dorking and has been operating for just over a year. I look forward to helping Leatherhead Chamber in any way that I can. My expertise and experience lies very much in retail and the organisation of events and street markets.
Read our MEMBERSHIP page for more information or EMAIL US to join.
Joining the Chamber is easy, affordable and comes with many benefits. With rates for Local Charities at just £40 and companies with fewer than 10 employees at £70 per year, there really is no better place for your business.
Along with member – to – member promotions, you automatically become affiliated with the Surrey Chambers of Commerce, which in itself brings additional benefits.
For full details and links to join us please follow the link below.