Our board of directors

Mole Valley Chamber of Commerce is run and managed by a team of dedicated board directors. Each works in business while helping to run the chamber on the voluntary basis.

  • Richard Keel

    Richard Keel

    President 2020/2021

    I am the Swan Shopping Centre Manager and have worked there for over 35 years. I grew up in Leatherhead and attended local schools. Along the way I served as both a non-commissioned and commissioned officer for 8 years with the Queens Regiment T/A & ACF. I have a passion for the town and am keen to be a part of the transformation currently planned for Leatherhead. As a member of the board since 2016 I have been involved with events and festivals held in the town, keeping an eye on planning applications and liaison with the market.
  • Jeremy Webb

    Jeremy Webb

    Immediate Past President

    I’m Jeremy Webb, from SatNav4Business which provides mentoring, business and finance advice to start-up, small and medium businesses as well as 3rd sector organisations such as charities… I have been involved with the Chamber as a member for 11 years and on the Board since 2015 and mainly deal with events and member support.
  • Jackie Quinn

    Jackie Quinn

    Vice President

    Jackie Quinn, of Jackie Quinn & Co Estate Agents was president of the Chamber until September 2019.  She remained on the Board as Director throughout 2020/2021 before taking on the position of Vice President for 2021/2022.
  • Paul McWhirter

    Paul McWhirter

    Co. Secretary and Treasurer

    I’m Paul McWhirter and I am director of The McWhirter Partnership, a firm of Chartered Accountants based in Hersham, but with many clients in Leatherhead and the surrounding area. We provide accounting and taxation services to small and medium sized businesses and individuals. I have been the Leatherhead Chamber’s Company Secretary and Treasurer since 2003.
  • Miranda Virgo

    Miranda Virgo

    Markets Director

    I have a real affection for Mole Valley, having been part of the Leatherhead community for over 20 years, living, working and raising my family here. I run my own wedding photography business as well as being part of the management team in the Swan Centre, organising many of the centre and large town events over the last couple of years.
  • Sophie Carr

    Sophie Carr

    Chamber Director

    I’m Sophie Carr, founder of Bays Consulting, a data science and statistical analysis company. Although our office is now based in Guildford, we work with local and national businesses on developing key business insights from their data. I have been a member of the Mole Valley Chamber of Commerce for several years and have joined the board to help local businesses continue to thrive.
  • Richard Excell - design, branding and marketing for SMEs

    Richard Excell

    01273 964065

    Chamber Director

    I’m Richard Excell and I run my own business called Excell Design & Marketing. I help businesses form effective marketing strategies and planning for their business. While on the design side I help them create and craft their brand identity and get them online with websites, print and digital marketing. I’ve worked in this sector for 35+ years and I’m passionate about supporting and helping local businesses of all sizes grow and evolve. I joined the board of directors for Mole Valley Chamber in October 2021 and helped to rebrand and revitalise the chamber.
  • Jackie Adams

    Jackie Adams

    Chamber Director

    I’m Jackie Adams, of Jackie Adams Consulting, an HR Consultancy and Coaching business. I support business leaders and managers navigate their people management issues effectively through immediate support/advice, training, coaching and mentoring . I also ensure businesses have up to date and relevant HR policies, processes and procedures in place. I have extensive experience in HR within the corporate world, having spent most of my career working in senior roles for FTSE 100 Companies.
  • Tony Fleming

    Tony Fleming

    Chamber Director

    I’m Tony Fleming, an IT project manager for over 20 years and director of Pathfinder Project Management, where I provide GDPR and IT Project consulting to clients in the South-East. I joined the Chamber in 2017 and became a director in January 2021. My hobbies include reading, travel (including to North Korea and Iran in recent years) and attempting to play Golf.
  • Peter Snell

    Peter Snell

    Special Events Director

    I am Peter Snell; you may have encountered me running Corbett’s bookshop in the Swan Centre. Eleven years ago my wife and I bought the business and opened our own, Barton’s Bookshop, in the wonderful half timbered, 2 Bridge Street. I am now retired and devoting even more of my time to the future prosperity of Leatherhead, I was President of the Chamber for one year 2003/2004. I take an active role in helping run the street market and am part of the Reference Group for Transform Leatherhead.
  • Graham Faulkner, Ewe Move

    Graham Faulkner

    01306 406 506

    Director

    I’m Graham Faulkner, Branch Director of EweMove Dorking & Leatherhead Residential Sales and Lettings. I have been involved in Property since 2002 having previously had careers in Banking and IT. I manage quite an extensive number of properties for my landlords, as well as having a property portfolio of my own spread over many geographies. I have a real passion for helping people move on in their lives by selling, buying, or renting their homes, as well as exceeding expectations and delivering a very high level of customer service, which is something that sadly seems to be lacking a lot in my industry. I like collecting five star reviews!
  • Mike Gregory

    Mike Gregory

    01293 863676

    Director

    I’m Mike Gregory one of two directors of Avocado Audio Visual & Catering Services Ltd established in 1976 in the Guildford Area moving to the East side of Surrey in 2002. We are suppliers of Audio Visual & Catering equipment throughout the UK. Based in Charlwood we are able to support many SME’s and corporate businesses. I joined the Chamber as a director earlier this year and look forward to supporting the members.

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