Officers And Committee

Our Officers and Committee...

Proud to represent the Newton Abbot Chamber

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Nicki Bidgood

Nicki is a local business woman who owns her own HR Consultancy Westcountry HR and Recruitment Company Westcountry Jobs based in Newton Abbot Town Centre. Nicki was voted onto the Executive Committee in May 2021 and has now been elected as Chair. Contact: chair@newtonabbotchamberofcommerce.co.uk

David Austin

David is MD of Austins Department Store and the third generation in this local family business which has been trading in Newton Abbot since 1924. He has been instrumental in taking the store from one building to the four distinctive shops that form what is recognised as one of the leading independent department stores in the UK.

Sean Smith

A partner with Top 50 firm of Chartered Accountants Thomas Westcott, Sean runs their local office. Living just down the road in Kingsteignton Sean has a heart for Newton Abbot, and through his involvement with the Chamber over the last few years he has been keen to support local business.

Donna Wynne

With over 15 years of providing personal assistance to senior executives has given Donna the knowledge, experience and skills to offer a professional and polished Virtual Assistant Service. She has working experience in a wide range of industries, for both large corporations and family-run businesses. She also acts as the Chamber Secretary.

Sally Henley

Sally is our Newton Abbot Town Development Manager. She is employed by Newton Abbot Town Council, and has an extensive background in retail and shopping centre management. She provides the Chamber with a key link into the business community, giving an insight into our local business successes, developments and challenges through liaising with various groups.

Jeremy Newcombe

Principal Director & Chartered Architect at LSN Architects in Devon Square, Newton Abbot, Jeremy is a very active spokesperson for Newton Abbot’s business community.

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