The Executive Council of Gatwick Diamond Business


Gatwick Diamond Business has an Executive Council comprising business people elected or co-opted from the Membership. 

The Executive works with the MD and gdb staff to promote the needs of the Members.


The Council Members are:-

Chair & Director - Jeff Downs, Quantum Sales

Director - Brett North, Gatwick Diamond Initiative

Treasurer - Matthew Tyson, Richard Place Dobson

Emma Cleary, Flexibility Matters

Julie Kapsalis, Coast to Capital LEP

Simon Bland, Reigate and Banstead BC

Dee Mathieson, Elekta

Lynda Vowles, The Mary How Trust for Cancer Prevention 

Barney Durrant, Bluebell Marketing

Ed Chinn, ASquared

Claire Scaramanga, Scaramanga Agency

Chris Meeking, Avtura Ltd

Andrew Kettle, NatWest

Richard Lennard, Gatwick Airport Ltd

Alix Bell, Data Mail Solutions

Kate Thorpe, University of Sussex

Chris Schoeman, Holiday Inn London Gatwick Worth


About us

Our mission is to help you achieve your ambitions by being part of our business community - connecting, supporting, promoting, informing and boosting you and your business. That also means supporting local business growth & providing a united voice in the Gatwick Diamond.
We aim for excellence by being proactive, committed, personal, open and engaging.

Get in touch

Tel: 01293 440088

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