Meet the team - West of England Initiative

The West of England Initiative is a business leadership team which enables the business community to positively influence the way our area is shaped, managed and developed.
James Durie Business West


James Durie
Director - Bristol Initiative
Ian Bell Business West
Ian Bell
Executive Director (BANES)

Amie Vaughan Business West
Amie Vaughan
Initiative Manager

Sandy Bell Business West
Sandy Bell
Deputy Director (BANES)

Nina Skubala Business West
Nina Skubala
Initiative Manager

Julie Lever Business West
Julie Lever
Executive Assistant

Matt Griffith Business West
Matt Griffith
Director of Policy

  • Join the Initiative

    Help influence the shape of the region

  • Our Governance

    The West of England Initiative is governed by the Bristol Chambers of Commerce and Initiative Board (BCCI). BCCI is a not-for-profit organisation and the board members are drawn from its members and strategic partners.

  • Contact Us

    Contact the team if you have a question or feedback about the Initiative.