John Cripps represents Hall Insurance Services Ltd, a firm of general insurance brokers based in Chelsea who arrange commercial and domestic insurance policies for their clients whether they are locally based or elsewhere in the UK. John is also an Accredited Mediator.
Michael Stone is Principal at Jamieson Stone Chartered Accountants based at Oxford Circus and who specialise in the taxation affairs of individuals and small to medium sized businesses. Michael has been involved with the Chamber since 1997.
Museum of Brands
Co Founder - www.piglobal.com (1984-present) London, New York, Mumbai and Singapore – Brand consultancyChief Executive – www.museumofbrands.com (2002-present). Director – www.marketingsociety.org (1993-present). Founder – www.marketaid.co.uk – senior marketors pro bono into small charities (2001-present). Fellow Royal Society of Art, Fellow Institute of Packaging.1992 awarded the Institute of Packaging "Innovator of the Year" and 2006 first Special Award for Services to the Packaging Industry. 2012 Honorary Doctorate from the University of Bedfordshire.
Cllr Malcolm Spalding
Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea
Malcolm Spalding is currently a Councillor for the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, representing Earl's Court Ward since 2014. He was previously a Chartered Engineer and Principal of the London Electronics College. He is vice-Chairman of the Kensington & Chelsea Strategic Partnership; a member of the Learning Work & Business Group, and the Business Crime Reduction Partnership. He is also chairman of the Earl's Court Society, is a trustee of the Earl's Court and Olympia Charitable Trust and the Westway Trust. Malcolm has been a Chamber for over 20 years and has previously served as both Chairman and President.
Colin Farmer has been a KCCC Executive Council member for over 15 years, and is a past Chairman and President. Colin is a Partner at Alliotts , Chartered Accountants, based in their London office, and has been with the firm since 1974. His specialist expertise is in Business Strategy, Inward Investment, Management and outsourcing, Company Secretarial, and HR. Colin has wide sector experience including retail, hotels, professional partnerships, manufacturing and residential and holidays parks.
Wem Technology Ltd
Vin Jauhal has been a KCCC Executive Council member since 2000 and also runs Wem Technology Ltd, a Microsoft Gold Certified provider of technology solutions to businesses which includes hosted email and telecoms. The friendly team at Wem have assisted many companies both in London and internationally with their technology requirements.
Martin Herbert is Managing Director of the Banham Group. Banham is at the forefront of burglary prevention and have been leaders in the security industry since 1926, with unparalleled experience and customer service. Still a family owned company, Banham is now the largest supplier of burglary and fire prevention systems in London.
Sam is a Director at Ruttan Wilson, a management consultancy based in Chelsea that provides bespoke consulting and advisory services to SME's as well as large corporates. The focus is on increasing the client's competitive advantage through improved operational processes, commercial insight, and alignment of teams through change management.
Having worked, lived and been involved in the Borough for the last 8 years Jason joins us from a long line of Business Development Roles including, The Roof Gardens, Inception Group, All Star Lanes and now Swingers Club. Jason was Chairmen of the Kensington Business Forum for 4 years before joining us at the KCCC. Jason’s venue contacts and local knowledge help and assist other members securing great venues for events.
Waitrose and Partners
Nicolas Braud joined the KCCC Executive Council in May 2018. He is the Hospitality Development Manager for Waitrose and Partners, the food retail division of the John Lewis Partnership.
Previously, Nicolas was a Hotel General Manager. He has led hospitality teams for the past 18 years, working for brands such as De Vere Hotels, Village Hotels, Novotel, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and Hotel Indigo.
Nicolas is French, a father of 2 children and a keen equestrian rider.
Claire qualified as a solicitor from the College of Law, Guildford in 1999. She started her legal career in 1980's becoming first a Legal Executive and a Fellow of the Institute and now has some 33 years of experience in trusts of land and real estate law and practice.
Claire headed up the property department at Wheltons prior to its merger with TWM Solicitors LLP in 2012. She lectured at Guildford College for 10 + years on property practice and land law.