An experienced team of professionals here to develop and manage your BID

Ian Ferguson

Ian Ferguson

Ian, the company’s Strategy and Development Director, has commercial and business development background in retail and consumer goods manufacturing. He started his retail career with Marks and Spencer and has been specialising in BID since they were introduced in the UK. Ian oversees the development and strategic overview of BIDs pfbb UK works with. Ian holds an MBA from Leicester University and was Module Leader in MSc Competitive Marketing Strategy in De Montfort University Business School. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Place Management.

Melanie Ferguson-Allen

Melanie Ferguson-Allen

Melanie, the company’s Operations and Finance Director, has a commercial background and her past experience includes the management of events for the Royal Agricultural Society of England, a major grant strategy to develop and establish the Derby Cathedral Centre and the role of City Centre Management of Derby. Melanie, an expert in project management, marketing, sales and the evening economy, oversees the operational delivery and day to day projects of all the BIDs pfbb UK work with. In addition, Melanie is a member of the ATCM Advisory committee.

Chris Barker

Chris Barker

Chris is our Senior BID Project Manager who currently looks after two BIDs – Northampton town centre and Northampton’s Brackmills Industrial Estate.

Ashley Lewis

Ashley Lewis

Ashley is our Senior BID Project Manager with a wealth of expertise in the environment, and is currently leading the Cathedral Quarter BID.

Ian Hinds

Ian Hinds

Ian has been BID Project Manager for ten years and a specialist in Business Crime Reduction. Ian is project manager for St Peters Quarter and is also supporting new BID Development.

Fergus McLardy

Fergus Mclardy

Fergus is BID Project Manager for Luton BID and is working on a range of projects related to changing the wider perceptions of Luton Town.

Emily Teague

Emily Teague

Data analyst for pfbb, Emily provides business insight for developing BIDs and monitors performance in operational BIDs.

Eve Taylor

Eve Taylor

Eve offers BID Project Support with social media and bookkeeping expertise.

Charlotte Fearn

Charlotte Fearn

Charlotte is our newest member of staff and joins us as Administrative Assistant.