Steve Pinto, Chairman is the Business Development Manager at Access Self Storage. He is a long term supporter of Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce and sits on many of the council boards and steering groups. With a passion for helping local businesses, Steve is a fervent networker and is always willing to pass on his contacts to further the aims of members. Access Self Storage are keen investors in the borough and offer a range of storage and office solutions for local businesses.
Ellie Boorer manages the Women's events for the Chamber. She is the Work Related Learning Manager for BEST (Business Education Succeeding Together) section of Wandsworth Children’s Services. She manages a team that brokers various programmes between employers and students concentrating on employability and enterprise skills. She is also a Director for the London Education Business Partnership Network . Previously she worked in the tourism industry managing tours throughout the UK for Japanese tourists.
Norman Frost (BA hons MRTPI) is Business Development Manager for Wandsworth Economic Development Office managing a range of business support services including an innovative green business scheme, inward investment initiatives and town centre management in the key town centres in the Borough. Norman established the Town Centre Management team as a core service for communicating and working with local businesses, landowners, developers and others to support business development, promote economic development and inward investment. Norman is a founder member and current chair of the London region of the (Association of Town Centre Management) ATCM providing a forum and a range of development opportunities for members.
Karen Rieveley, Property Partner and Compliance officer at Hooders Law who also act as legal advisors to the Chamber. Karen handles a wide range of residential transactions for all over London, alongside her Property Team, she is able to maintain a varied case load, specialised in offering assistance to First Time Buyers, those on Shared Ownership Schemes and to Keyworkers.
Ian Taitte, events manager for the Chamber and MD of Think Events (London) Ltd. Formerly Wandsworth Town Centre Manager for the Wandsworth Council, I am has many contacts in the Council and theroughout the borough.
Tim Morris is director of Liles Morris Ltd, a chartered accountancy practice in Roehampton , supporting small and medium sized businesses. Liles Morris has been active for 20 years and provides services of audit, consultancy, accounts, taxation, bookkeeping and payrolls. It’s objective is to help you to be financially successful.
Tim Morris trained with Ernst & Young London, and then worked as Financial Controller and Director in the engineering, oilfield services and computer software industries.
Kuldip Rihal was born in Kenya and came to the UK in 1966. He did his schooling in London and completed a BA in design. He managed two Design & Print companies in Southfields and Battersea before coming out of retirement to open an Art Gallery in Southfields which displays Paintings, Sculptures. Ceramics & Limited Editions. The gallery was set up to encourage emerging artists to display their artworks. He has, at present, very successful international artists from Senegal, South Africa & the UK.
Douglas Shanks is a chartered accountant and partner of DSC Metropolitan LLP, specialising in international tax planning. A resident of Tooting all his adult life, Douglas joined the chamber in 1991 and still regards the Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce as central to his business networking and sense of both corporate responsibility and indeed citizenship. He has spent 14 of the last 20 years as vice chairman, chairman, or immediate past chairman of the chamber and sees himself as an ambassador for the Chamber using his longstanding local contacts, representing the Chamber on such bodies as the Metropolitan Police Independent Advisory Group.
Chief Executive Officer
Alastair Alexander qualified as a Chemical Engineer from UCL and worked first for British Oxygen and then Engelhard Minerals & Chemicals Corp, an American precious metals refining and manufacturing company, rising to be CEO for Europe. He then joined the Board of Harringtons Metallurgists Ltd, an Australian public company of which he became Chairman before it was sold to Rothschilds. He subsequently formed Alexander & Law Ltd with his brother, a construction and fitting out company which he sold in 2007. A recruitment company based in the Middle East, which he formed with others was put “On Hold” following the events of the Arab Spring.
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