The Queen’s Award-winning company always thinking Derby & Derbyshire first

Meet the team

We’re committed to making Marketing Derby a great place to work, for
ourselves, our bondholders and our investors.

John Forkin

John Forkin MBE DL

Managing Director

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Kathryn Allen

Head of Investment

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Amy Burton

Inward Investment Executive

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Lindsey Hatfield

Commercial Development Manager

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Robin Johnson

Press and PR Executive

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Andrew Lowe

Marketing & Comms Manager

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Sarah McAllister

Corporate Administration Officer

John Forkin

Adam Rogers

Inward Investment Executive

John Forkin

Cristina Simion

Digital Marketing Executive

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Christopher Tebbs

Inward Investment Executive

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Bob Betts | Chairman

Managing Director of Smith of Derby

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Lisa Richards | Deputy Chair

Partner at Dains LLP

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David Boutcher

Partner at Reed Smith LLP

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Dr Chris Bussell

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the College of Life and Natural Sciences at the University of Derby

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Fraser Cunningham

Partner at Smith Partnership

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David Fletcher

Director of City Development and Growth at Derby City Council (
Co-Opted)

John Forkin

John Forkin MBE DL

Managing Director of Marketing Derby

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Yvonne Gorman

Owner of Essential Print Services

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Steve Hall

Director, Steve Hall Communications

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Ruth Hobbs

Director at Urban Sister

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Debra Martin

Partner at Geldards Law Firm

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Andy Maxwell

General Manager for Electrical-Controls and Instrumentation at Rolls Royce

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Cllr Chris Poulter

Leader of Derby City Council

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Olivia Pritchard

Managing Director of Bustler Market

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Cllr Baggy Shanker

Labour Leader at Derby City Council (Co-opted)

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Cllr Ruth Skelton

Liberal Democrats Leader at Derby City Council (Co-opted)

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Mohammed Suleman

Director of Resources at Derby Museums Trust

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Adam Tamsett

General Manager at Derbion

Queen’s Award-winning team

In 2020, Her Majesty The Queen approved the Prime Minister’s recommendation that Marketing Derby receive the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation.

We are proud to hold this status until 2025.