Experience

Work related

Heart of England Blue Badge Tourist Guide (2002 - present)
Coventry Green Badge Tourist Guide (1995 - present)
St Mary's Guildhall Guide (1997/1998)
Guide Friday tour guide in Stratford upon Avon (1996/1997)
Coventry Tourist Information Centre
Birmingham Jewellery Quarter Tourist Information Centre
Course organiser for training volunteer guides Coventry Cathedral (2011)
Course organiser for training volunteer Faith Guides for Coventry/Leicester (2011 - 2012)

Coventry Guild of Tourist Guides - Chair (1997 - present)
Heart of England Tourist Guides Association - Chair ( March 2011 - March 2014)
UK Committee for all Tourist Guide associations - ex Chair
Guild of Registered Tourist Guides - Executive Council - ex National Marketing Manager
Institute of Tourist Guiding - Board Director (Nov 2010 - Oct 2013)
The Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce - Coventry Branch Council

Endorsement

2012 Venues (First regional tourist guide to do so)
Coventry Green Badge (Official Coventry Tourist Guide)
Welcome Host
Welcome Host International

Appearances

BBC2 Flog It!
GMTV Breakfast Show
Newsweek
Newsround
Regional news programmes

Written

Walk Around Historic Coventry (Ottakers Bookshop)
Coventry's Historic Heart - A Walking Tour (CV One)
Coventry's Historic Heart - A Walking Tour (Own production)
City Sightseeing Coventry script.
Coventry Transport by Tempus (Parts 1/2)

Awards

East Midlands - Leisure & Tourism - Award of Merit - 2003

Godiva Award - Best Business Short Listed, Highly Commended - 2004

Heart of England Tourism - Business Tourism - Short Listed - 2005

Heart of England Tourism - Business Tourism - Short Listed - 2006

Awarded 'Outstanding Contribution to Tourism' in the 2010 Heart of England Excellence in Tourism Awards, for his contribution to tourism in the Heart of England over many years of working in the industry.

Heart of England Servicemark Bronze award

Birmingham Bullring image

Tel: 024 7669 1212 | email: bluebadgecov@gmail.com

 

 

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