Meet the Team

Simon Emeny


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.


Nick Lawrie

Digital Communications Manager

Nick joined the BBPA in May 2018, having previously worked in an agency setting where he advised clients including KFC and LinkedIn on their communications. In his current role at the BBPA, Nick is responsible for all press and media activity, as well as social media and website content.

Key responsibilities:

  • Media relations
  • Social media and content management
  • Event support