Working for Business in the Outdoor Capital of the UK

About Us

Chairman’s Foreword

“If the business community can work in harmony then anything is possible and the benefits to the wider community are enormous. We have a huge pool of talented business leaders in Lochaber and an iconic landscape and environment. I see my role as trying to bring the business community together, to help make Lochaber the ideal place in which to work and Live”

Contact Lochaber Chamber of Commerce

a: 15 High Street, Fort William, PH33 6DH
t:  01397 705765
e: membership@lochaberchamber.co.uk

Company Details, Lochaber Chamber of Commerce

Your Board of Directors Lochaber Chamber of Commerce:

  • Chair: Bruno Berardelli, Highland Wood Energy, Renewables
  • Sine Davis, West Highland Hotel Mallaig, Tourism & Hospitality
  • Don Hind, Corpach Boatbuilders, Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Raymond More, Robertson Construction, Construction Industry
  • Steve Macfarlane, Glenuig Inn Lochailort,  Digital Connectivity and  Green issues
  • Frazer Coupland, No Fuss Events,  Destination Management
  • Johnny Bell, Twin Deer Law Fort William, Rural Business, Land & Fisheries
  • Matt Simpkinson, West Highland College UHI,  Finance, Skills & Engineering
  • Peter MacFarlane, Nevis Range,  Adventure Tourism
  • Sarah Kennedy, Nevis Accountancy Services,  Retail Sector

 

Staff:

  • Chief Executive: Lesley Benfield (ceo@lochaberchamber.co.uk)
  • Membership & Events Officer: Fiona McCormick (membership@lochaberchamber.co.uk)
  • Destination Manager: Chris O’Brien (chris.obrien@lochaberchamber.co.uk)
  • Marketing & PR Officer: Jodie Fraser (jodie.fraser@lochaberchamber.co.uk)
  • Developing the Young Workforce Programme Manager:  Douglas Ormiston (dougie.ormiston@lochaberchamber.co.uk)
  • Developing the Young Workforce Co-Ordinator:  Colleen MacLean (colleen.maclean@lochaberchamber.co.uk)
  • Developing the Young Workforce Co-Ordinator:  Erin McHale (erin.mchale@lochaberchamber.co.uk)

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce is a Private Company Limited by Guarantee, SC469407
Registered Address: 15 High Street, Fort William, Inverness-shire, PH33 6DH

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European first as Scottish Chambers of Commerce moves to Strathclyde Business School

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New ‘Working together in the workplace’ workshop from Lochaber Hope

Lochaber Hope is extending their range of business services by offering new short workplace development workshops to all businesses. Whoever we are and wherever we work, we can all benefit from insights and practical tips on improving the way we work with others and in teams. Having successfully run ‘Working together in the workplace’ workshops […] ...
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Room 13 Announcement

Room 13 Sabbatical Leave Announcement   Announcement from Clair Gibb, Chief Executive: ”From January 2018 for approximately 6 months I will be taking a period of sabbatical leave. Over the next couple of months I will continue to work with current contacts to complete projects and fulfil any outstanding commitments. Beyond that, from January 2018 […] ...
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Jan

Free Event in Collaboration with Highlands and Islands Enterprise: Developing Your International Tourism Markets   The world is looking for business – switch on to your international potential at Developing Your International Tourism Markets, our one-day introductory workshop! Who’s it for? This fully-funded *FREE one-day workshop in partnership with Highlands & Islands Enterprise is aimed at […]
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15
Feb

Member Event: How to Survive GDRP – Seminar on Data Protection   We all need to understand and embrace Data Protection. This will be all the more important with the coming into force of the new European-wide data protection regime, the GDPR, in May 2018. Data Protection affects all businesses – irrespective of size or […]
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