Tina Collins

Position
Chairman

Tina has an eclectic range of work experience from being self-employed to working in a partnership with her husband to working in both the public and private sector.  Having lived in Bude for over 20 years and owned businesses within the town, she is keen to help to help support businesses within the local community and spread the word about what Bude has to offer in cooperation with all the other amazing groups working hard to develop the local area.

Ian Mason

Ian Mason

Position
Secretary
Ian Mason

Ian has been in practice for nearly 40 years, during which time he has amassed a breadth of experience in most areas of the law that are of “bread and butter” interest to SMEs. He also sits on the board of trustees of three charities. Ian’s wife is a local “maid” and, since they relocating to the area in 2009, Ian has become involved with the Chamber and the Steering Group for the Bude-Stratton Neighbourhood Plan. He is currently Director of Professional Law Services Ltd “Pro Law”, a legal consultancy in Bude. 

Netty Wilson

Position
Committee Member

Netty has a wealth of experience from her training as a Ceramic Designer and Art Therapist, to the time she spent working in the music industry. Moving from Surrey to Bude in 2016, she has gone on to create and build her Budeful brand. Having established a popular retail premises in the heart of Bude, means she has an understanding of the challenges of living in a busy coastal town and feels she can make a really positive contribution to the vibrant community she now calls home.

Rachel Walden

Position
Committee Member

Tidal Leadership Consultancy.

Rachel has had 30 years in business with different industries ranging from Sales, Service, Banking, Oil and Gas and Telecomms. Her experience is in coaching, leadership development and talent management, helping leaders realise their potential and create an inclusive environment in their businesses. She grew up in the Southwest (Devon and Cornwall) and had the privilege of living and working abroad. She returned to Bude in 2020 and is passionate about contributing to the community. She is currently a volunteer Enterprise Advisor – supporting the Careers Leaders at Bude Haven School to connect with local businesses and build employability skills.

Her other passion is surfing and also loving Bude Sea Pool.