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Meet the Team

BABC-NW has an elected President, Executive Committee and a small Secretariat team that work on a daily basis to keep the chapter running smoothly and provide the best possible service and information to our membership of companies and professionals whilst actively promoting the benefits of the BABC to companies all over the North West of England.


Secretariat Team

Richard Northcote

Lynn Shaw MIEx

President | Executive Committee Member


Richard has almost 25 years experience of transatlantic business development, he is currently a consultant for UKTI NW advising on the North American market whilst also acting as CEO for an import/distribution business in Houston,TX. This

gives Richard a unique insight into trade on both sides of the Atlantic due to his first-hand experience of the market.


As a member of the founding committee in 1994, Richard is proud to have been elected as President for the North West chapter of the British-American Business Council.

Janine Gilbert

Executive Director | Executive Committee Member

T: +44 (0)161 237 4191 | E: lynn@babcnw.co.uk

Twitter: @LynnS21 / @BABC_NW

Events Manager | Executive Committee Member

T: +44 (0)161 237 4222 | E: janine@babcnw.co.uk


Rachel Simmonds

Jonathan Shaw

Membership Manager | Executive Committee Member

T: +44 (0)161 237 4197 | E: rachel@babcnw.co.uk

Marketing Manager | Executive Committee Member

T: +44 (0)161 237 4237 | E: jonny@babcnw.co.uk

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