The Marketing Derby Board

Our board members are non-executive directors who provide governance and strategic oversight


Bob Betts

Managing Director of Smith of Derby


Deputy Chair

Lisa Richards

Partner at Dains LLP

Dave Bullock

Managing Director of Compendium Living

Kathy Ellis

General Manager for Nuclear Propulsion Systems OBU at Rolls-Royce Submarines

Howard Ebison

Howard Ebison

Commercial Director of East Midlands Airport & MAG Cargo

John Forkin

Managing Director of Marketing Derby

Yvonne Gorman

Yvonne Gorman

Owner of Essential Print Services

Steve Hall

Commercial Director, Champions plc

Judith Lamie

Pro Vice-Chancellor, External Affairs at University of Derby

Debra Martin

Partner at Geldards Law Firm

Chris Poulter

Cllr Chris Poulter

Leader of Derby City Council


Mohammed Suleman

Director of Resources at Derby Museums Trust

Adam Tamsett

General Manager at intu Derby


Cllr Ruth Skelton

Liberal Democrats Leader at Derby City Council


Martin Rawson

Deputy Leader of Labour at Derby City Council