Hamish Ross – Chairman

Hamish joined the Partnership Board as the independent Chairman in 2008.  Formerly Managing Director of the Isle of Man Steam-packet Company, Hamish currently runs several businesses including the shipping journal “Sea Breezes”.

Councillor David Christian MBE JP

Councillor Christian is a successful local businessman who has been a very influential supporter of the Partnership since its inception.  He represents Douglas Borough Council on the Board in his role as Council Leader.

Kathleen Rice

Kathleen, an English Solicitor, is the Town Clerk and Chief Executive of Douglas Borough Council.  She has represented Douglas Borough Council on the Partnership Board since taking up her post in 2008.

David Cretney MLC

David has been involved in the Partnership since the days of Douglas 2000 and has represented Tynwald on the Board in various Ministerial roles during his time as a Member of the House of Keys and currently as a Member of the Legislative Council.

Alex Downie MLC

Alex has also represented Tynwald on the Board of the Partnership for many years, initially as a Member of the House of Keys and more recently as a Member of the Legislative Council.

John Horsthuis

John is Managing Director of Robinsons and both he and the company have been stalwart supporters of the Partnership for many years. John represents the Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce on which he sits as both a Council Member and a Member of the Retail Committee.

Stephen Bradley MBE

Stephen chairs the Chamber of Commerce Retail Committee and is also a Chamber Council Member.  Stephen is one of the Isle of Man’s largest independent retailers and has also played an important role developing and updating town centre retail property.