Meet your committee members and always feel free to come along to one of our meetings on the first Tuesday of the month.
Thomas Clark – President
Tom runs a successful grounds maintenance and bespoke landscaping company around the south. He has been in the industry for 20 years and has worked in various roles throughout his career with various sized companies. He started his own company in 2013 and it is going form strength to strength.
James Edgar – Vice President
I am the owner of Ferndown Photographics, a Kodak Express shop in the heart of Ferndown. We’re a traditional photo lab with with all the modern stuff! We offer high quality photographic printing services and products. I am a keen motor racing arm chair enthusiast and I’m the butler to, two cats.
Tony Brown – Treasurer
Tony currently runs a small company based in Ferndown and has a lifetime of experience in the Financial Services sector both in administration, sales and management. Tony was born in Johannesburg and has worked both in England and South Africa throughout his life.
Ben Pulford – Secretary
I am the managing director of Pulford Publicity Ltd which owns MAGS4DORSET and Brightbox Designs. MAGS4DORSET publishes two monthly magazines and various event and community programmes throughout the year. Brightbox Designs is a graphic design and web design agency. I have worked in the Ferndown area since 2003 and joined the chamber executive committee in 2014. For the last 3 years I have worked on the Christmas committee and I am pleased to see the positive impact the chamber is having in the town.
Phil Fletcher – Senior Committee
Phil runs his own florist and wholesale business in Ferndown, Dorset and has worked in the retail and wholesale business most of his working life. He was born in Essex and moved to Dorset in the early 1980’s. Phil has raised much monies for local Charities in the way of organising events for many years, and set up the Fletcher Foundation with his wife and daughter, Nicole. His hobbies include golf, golf and a little bit more golf, cycling and football.
Stuart Fleetham – Senior Committee
I am the Managing Director of Xerocad Ltd who are your local printers located on Ringwood Road, diagonally opposite the Fire Station. Xerocad Print Centre offers high quality design and printing services along with our stationery store. We do anything from a 10p photocopy to a large box framed canvas print and much more in-between.
I have been at the head of Xerocad for 12 years, firstly as the manager and now as the owner. Xerocad has been heavily involved with the Chamber for the whole of this time. I have lived and worked in Ferndown for pretty much my entire life and now live in the centre of the town with my wife and son. I have a passion for cooking and enjoy experimenting with dishes in my spare time. I also hold a degree in Computer Networks and Web Design.
Suzanne Lovell – Marketing Secretary
Owner of Meridian Air Conditioning & Ventilation with the head office and showroom based on Ringwood Road in Ferndown. Suzanne was born and raised in London where through her 20’s worked in Events, PR, Marketing, DJ/Artist Management and Business Development – All in the music industry sector. Suzanne moved to Bournemouth almost 10 years ago to live the dream and set up home by the seaside. Married to her business partner, a lovely Dorset lad. Suzanne likes to spend her free time at the beach (rain or shine) & travels back to London once a month for a cheeky night out with ‘the girls’.