The Welcome Team: Darren, Myra and Andrew

The Welcome Team

The Welcome Team has been launched and funded by Exeter BID and brings to Exeter a skilled team on hand to help shoppers and tourists make the most of their time in the city by assisting visitors, monitoring the city environment and working with the businesses across the BID area.

Andy, Myra and Darren will be easy to spot in their smart suits. They will cover core opening hours seven days a week.


Andrew spent his childhood in Devon and has several years’ experience of working in catering, retail, and sales. As a keen photographer, walker and cyclist, Andrew is no stranger to Exeter and is passionate about the City. Andrew is looking forward to joining Myra and Darren as the BID’s Welcome Team, and is keen to liaise with BID members and share is enthusiasm and knowledge of Exeter to visitors.


A results driven manager with over fifteen years’ experience working within retail, Myra has excellent management and teamwork skills. Always willing to go the extra mile, she has exceptional communication skills with customers and colleagues. As well as her extensive retail career, Myra also worked as a Pre-School teacher for three years.


Darren has been with BID since day one and is a well respected member of the team.  His infectious enthusiasm and ability to get things done has made him intrinsic to the BID philosophy.  Darren hails from a very strong marketing background and has previously worked in the digital marketing arena. Working within the webdesign industry, Darren has extensive knowledge of every industry sector and a wealth of experience with dealing with both national companies and independent traders.

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