Meet the Team

Simon Emeny

Chairman

Simon Emeny became the Chairman of BBPA in 2017.

Simon joined Fullers’ in 1996 from Bass plc where he held a variety of senior operational and strategic planning roles. Simon was appointed to the Board as Retail Director in May 1998, Managing Director, Fuller’s Inns in July 2006, Group Managing Director in November 2010 and Chief Executive in July 2013. Simon is also thee Non-Executive Senior Independent Director and chair of the Remuneration Committee of Dunelm Group plc. Simon is an economics graduate and alumnus of Harvard Business School.

BBPA Team

Andrew Green

Policy Manager - Pub Operations

Andrew joined the BBPA as Policy Manager in July 2018, after a long and varied career within the UK’s aviation regulator, the Civil Aviation Authority.  In his time at the CAA, he worked on policy and process development, business planning & strategy, and latterly on environmental impact assessments.  Prior to the CAA he worked as an auditor at Ernst & Young.

His role at BBPA includes responsibility for licensing, landlord/tenant relations, employment and skills, planning and property law, and wider regulation and issues impacting pub operations and retailing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Licensing
  • Landlord/tenant relations – including Statutory Code and Adjudicator
  • Enforcement and Better Regulation
  • Employment and skills
  • Planning and property
  • Gaming Machines (Policy)
  • Copyright/music tariffs
  • Health & safety (policy affecting pubs)