Your local team

One of the unique benefits of joining the FSB is the local support we provide to our members through our team of dedicated staff and volunteers located in every region across the UK.

Living and working locally ensures they are not only part of the local business community but also understand the unique issues facing small businesses in each part of the country. We meet business owners, council leaders, MPs and many other stakeholders on a daily basis to ensure the voice of small businesses is represented in your town or city. Equally important, our local teams also organise events, seminars and exhibitions to allow business owners to develop strong local networks within their communities. 

If you’d like to contact any of our local team about local issues, events, media enquiries or opportunities our Operational Support Co-Ordinators are your first point of call. If you have a question about FSB membership or your member benefits our Customer Services team are ready and waiting to take your call. 

Select your area from the options below to get started. 

FSB Staff

Simona Daniel

Simona Daniel

Regional Development Manager, East of England and South East

Your East of England contacts

Our East of England Region is broken down into the following three areas:

  • Beds, Cambs & Herts
  • East Anglia
  • Essex

If you want to get in touch with the East of England​​​​​​ team about a local business issue, event or local support in your area please email us on: [email protected] 

FSB Volunteers 

David Bell

David Bell

Regional Chair

Richard Gapper

Richard Gapper

East England Representative, English Policy Unit

FSB Staff 

Ann Scott

Ann Scott

Development Manager, Essex

Leila Jones

Leila Jones

Operational Support Coordinator, Essex • Kent and Medway

FSB Volunteers 

David Barnes

David Barnes

Volunteer Area Leader, Essex

Michael Russell

Michael Russell

Area Leader

FSB Staff 

Candy Richards

Candy Richards

East Anglia Development Manager

Rachel McCook

Rachel McCook

Operational Support Coordinator, Beds, Cambs, Herts • East Anglia

FSB Volunteers 

Rechenda Smith

Rechenda Smith

East Anglia Volunteer Area Leader

FSB Staff 

Suzanna Austin

Suzanna Austin

Development Manager, Beds, Cambs and Herts

Rachel McCook

Rachel McCook

Operational Support Coordinator, Beds, Cambs, Herts • East Anglia

FSB Volunteers 

Pam Charman

Pam Charman

Beds, Cambs & Herts Volunteer Area Leader

James O’Rawe

James O’Rawe

Beds, Cambs and Herts Area Lead