Five minutes with… Laura Hilton

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Laura Hilton has been a member of BJC since October 2014. Laura joined the BJC after being invited to give a talk about the Clifton Suspension Bridge – she enjoyed the meeting so much she decided to stay! She works as Visitor Services Manager at the Clifton Suspension Bridge and lives nearby in Long Ashton. […]

Five minutes with… David Hobbs

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David Hobbs has been a member of BJC since October 2012.  David joined the BJC because he saw a photo on Facebook of a couple of friends (who he did not realise knew each other) on a BJC trip to Parliament and wanted to know more about the networking opportunities BJC could offer.  David was […]

Five minutes with… Owen Jennings

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Owen has been a member of BJC since February 2015 and previously ran the BJC Investment Forum. Owen joined the BJC in order to mingle with the future great and good of Bristol. He works for Quilter Cheviot in Queen Square as an Investment Manager, designing, implementing and maintaining investment portfolio mainly for Private Clients. […]

Five minutes with.. Ben Bilsland

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Ben has been a member of BC since March 2013 and he works for RSM, the world’s 7th largest accountancy firm. Ben has lived in Bristol for almost 14 years, having moved for University and never left. His favourite memories are the behind the scenes tours, in particular getting a look behind the gates at […]

Five Minutes with… Rob Barnes

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Rob has been a member of BJC since December 2010, he is a Legal Director at Thrings LLP and he lives in the metropolis of Brislington, having been pulled away from Clifton by his wife. Rob joined the BJC as a newcomer to Bristol to meet people and learn more about the City, and counts […]

Five minutes with… Jill Brown

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Jill has been a member of BJC since May 2014, she works as a Senior Pensions Consultant for Trigon Pensions Limited and lives in Redland. Jill joined the BJC to meet other young professionals, to learn more about Bristol and to see some of the sights of the city from a different perspective. Some of […]

Five minutes with… Sam Rosoman

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Sam has been a member of BJC since February 2016, she works for the Confederation of Meningitis Organisations (CoMO) as Executive Director, she lives in Dundry.  Sam joined the BJC because her other half, a fellow member, kept disappearing off to exciting events and she wanted to join in.  She counts one of her best […]

Members' Corner – 5 minutes with Louise Gilmer….

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This week we asked Louise to talk about her experience of the BJC. Louise has been a member of the BJC since November 2016, she works as a solicitor at Veale Wasbrough Vizards and lives in Southville.  Louise joined BJC because as a relative newcomer to the South West she wanted to gain a better […]

Five minutes with… Gemma Alaway

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Gemma Alaway – Gemma has been a BJC member since October 2013. She is a qualified solicitor and now works as a Senior Rights and Permissions Adviser, heading up the Rights & Permissions team at IOP Publishing. Gemma advises on any copyright issues relating to the publication of IOP’s journals & ebooks, including rights clearance and the […]