New St Ives BID manager


St Ives Business Improvement District (BID) has appointed a new manager to support the town’s businesses and deliver key services and projects for the Cornish seaside town.

Sarah Hooper, who is also the administrator for the St Ives Lifeboat Station in a voluntary capacity, lives in the town with her husband and their two children who both attend local schools.

She said: “I am delighted to be taking on the role of BID manager. As a local resident, I am hugely passionate about engaging with local businesses and working closely with them to ensure the BID listens to their suggestions, understands their needs and helps facilitate changes.

“BID investments in St Ives have already had a huge impact and I am looking forward to building on the successes already achieved”.

Hooper has a BA (Hons) in business studies and over 20 years’ experience in business management across the retail, hospitality and education sectors. She brings a wealth of business experience and specialises in HR, recruitment and employment law as well as finance and communications.”