Ben Collins
Name: Ben Collins
Job Title: Associate Director, Business Development
Phone Number: 07803 847668
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Ben has been working in town centre management and BIDs for over a decade. Ben manages the Ilford BID along with being responsible for income generation areas throughout the business.

Ben is a big football fan, following Ipswich and enjoys still trying to play. He is also a qualified FA coach and coaches youth football.

Outside of work, Ben devotes himself to family time, including his beloved bulldog Beau.

Ben completed a degree in Business Studies at Suffolk College before working in marketing and brand development for a nationwide publishing group.

Ben manages the Ilford BID. Successfully steering it through a renewal ballot in 2013 and has provided consultancy support for various other BIDs. He is also responsible for income generation in his role as Associate Director, Business Development of CMS and British BIDs.

Prior to becoming Ilford BID Manager Ben was Operations Manager at the Ipswich Central BID before going on to manage the Bayswater BID in Westminster.

Ben has completed the Certificate in BID Management and is responsible for the delivery of the British BIDs Annual Conference. He is also a PRINCE2 qualified Project Manager. 

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