Culture & Commerce taskforce event with speaker on stage

The Business Partnership Board is made up of business leaders united in their belief that this new BID has the potential to transform this part of central London into an even better place to live, visit and work. This Board includes:

The Board is Chaired by Andrew Smith, Managing Partner at BDB Pitmans LLP.

Each of the strategic aims that The Business Partnership will deliver has an accompanying Steering Group which is made up of range of business community representatives.

Businesses included with these Steering Groups include Arax Properties, Artiq, ArtULTRA, BE Offices, Blue Moon, Brewin Dolphin, Chicago Booth University, Citigen/EON, City of LondonCorporation, details., DLA Piper, Dominvs Group, FTI Consulting, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Hawkins\Brown, Hogan Lovells, Holmes Wood, Imagine Golden Lane at Net Zero, Legal & General, Linklaters, Lloyds Banking Group, London Symphony Orchestra, New Platform Arts, Oddly Works, SEI Investments, Simmons & Simmons, Slaughter & May, St Barts Heritage, Standard Chartered Bank, Travers Smith, Vital Arts, VOCES8 Foundation, Whitbread, the Worshipful Company of Haberdashers and the Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers.

“As previous Chair of another London BID, I have seen how BIDs can directly improve their area and generate a sense of connection for those who work in them.  I am therefore very excited to be part of the team championing the creation of a new BID in the unique Culture Mile area, and in particular to help build partnerships between the commercial and cultural elements of this part of the City.”  

Andrew Smith
Managing Partner, BDB Pitmans LLP
& Chair of the Culture Mile Business Partnership
“The Culture Mile BID provides us with a unique opportunity to create a business partnership that makes the most of the creative, cultural, and business assets of this very distinct part of London. I am looking forward to being part of a vibrant and ambitious group of organisations and individuals who are massive in their intent to forge new connections - delivering real impact for our teams, our outputs, our reputations and overall organisational sustainability.”

Sharon Ament
Director, Museum of London