Meet the Team

NABMA is proud of its team of consultants who are here to support you and your markets on the road to success

Our team has a wide range of experience and many layers of expertise.
From the specialism of market law right through to the latest trends and techniques in social media. All have many years' experience of working within markets.

 

David Preston
David Preston Chief Executive
David has been part of the NABMA family since his first conference experience as far back as 1976 at Llandudno. He looks forward to the future in an organisation that is supportive, friendly and so important in terms of its services, education and networking.

NABMA is proud of its team of consultants who are here to support you and your markets on the road to success

Our team has a wide range of experience and many layers of expertise.
From the specialism of market law right through to the latest trends and techniques in social media. All have many years' experience of working within markets.

 

Graham Wilson-Web
Graham Wilson OBE Deputy Chief Executive & Legal and Policy Advisor
Following Graham’s highly respected leadership of NABMA over many years he continues to support the Association and its members as the acknowledged expert in the specialism of market law. Having notable experience in establishing partnership arrangements with governmental and institutional organisations he also provides advice on policy initiatives and on general legal matters. Business Rates & VAT advice is also available via industry experts.
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Roger Dyke Finance Officer
Roger is a qualified accountant and looks after NABMA’s financial services and bookings for our two main Conferences. He has earned outstanding references from NABMA’s auditors for the quality of his work.
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Chris New Member Services Consultant
Chris is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable market officers in the country with an extensive background in local authority market management and also wide consultancy experience. He is responsible for the delivery and monitoring of a wide range of NABMA services including training, health checks and general help to members.
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Ian Holmes Media & Technical Support Consultant
Ian and his team looks after the NABMA websites and also provides support with social media and communications. He plays a vital role in the Love Your Local Market campaign. NABMA is one of a number of organisations that he supports through his company Square Cactus.
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Steve Pickering Professional Development Consultant
Steve looks after NABMA’s Diploma in Market Administration and our relationship with the Institute of Place Management. He also organises other training support. He is a very experienced markets manager having served at Warrington Council for many years.
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Rob Nixon Health Check Manager
Rob looks after the day to day arrangements for NABMA health checks which is one of NABMA’s most popular services. He is a very experienced markets officer having spent many years with Stoke on Trent Council.
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Colin Wolstenholme Performance and Research
Colin is the markets manager at Bradford and he is highly respected throughout the industry. He is responsible for the Mission4Markets survey with NMTF, NABMA’s Benchmarking work with APSE and the annual Wholesale Markets Survey.
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Peter Turvey London Advisor
Peter looks after the Association of London Markets and the London Benchmarking Group. He spent a number of years as markets manager at Bromley and knows everything about the London markets scene.