Meet the IPM: Interview with Paul Spencer

Paul Spencer is Projects and Operations Officer for Winchester Business Improvement District (BID) which is operated by Winchester City Centre Partnership. Prior to this he worked for 10 years in an economic development role with a particular focus on cultural and creative industries. He is in the final stages of his PhD in creative cities at the University of Winchester and he has given talks and guest lectures at universities and a range of different events, including conferences in the UK and overseas. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Fellow of the Institute of Place Management. Continue reading “Meet the IPM: Interview with Paul Spencer”

Meet the IPM: Interview with Chris Gregory

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www.paulpickard.co.uk

Chris Gregory, a member of the Institute of Place Management,  has worked as a Town Centre Management practitioner for over 15 years within a number of diverse locations. As a Town Centre Manager and a Business Improvement District (BID) Director, Chris has developed and led award winning projects including events, marketing campaigns and place management plans and maintains a cutting edge knowledge of the industry. An accredited Business Trainer, Chris has strong links with the Association of Town & City Management, having been a member for over 15 years and having served as both Regional Chair and Secretary of the Association.


“Our biggest challenge is arguably the lack of knowledge & understanding about our profession”


 

Chris Gregory, you are currently director of Heartflood Town Centre Management Ltd. What exactly does the company do?

Chris Gregory: Heartflood basically offer a place management advisory & delivery role focused on towns, cities and Business Improvement Districts. We work for a number of clients in a number of locations and no two days are ever the same, which is exactly how we like it ! Continue reading “Meet the IPM: Interview with Chris Gregory”