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

Josh Green

Public Affairs Manager

Josh joined the BBPA in 2014, having previously worked as a Campaigns Officer at Which?, where he was responsible for running national consumer-facing campaigns on energy prices, mobile phones and broadband providers. In his current role at the BBPA, Josh is responsible for undertaking political research and briefings, operational management for parliamentary activities and initiatives, and regional liaison and coordination.

Former roles include working as a Public Affairs Adviser for the Society of British Aerospace Companies, lobbying Government on funding for science and technology investment, and as a Parliamentary Researcher for three Liberal Democrat MPs in Westminster.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Political research and briefings
  • Operational management for parliamentary activities/initiatives
  • Regional liaison and coordination (meetings and committees)