Meet the Team

Exporting and importing - International Trade Director

Tim Bailey | International Trade Director Email 

Tim's international career spans 40 years, with a special emphasis on logistics and training. He sits on a number of international trade forums at both national and regional level and attends meetings held by the All Party Parliamentary Group for International Trade & Investment. Tim was made a Fellow of The Institute of Export & International Trade in 2017. Twitter @ChamberInt_Tim


Chamber International - David Attia

David Attia | Senior Associate Email

While working for a leading UK bath manufacturer David established overseas offices in Europe and the Far East and built up annual export sales to £12m. He became a main board member as international sales director in 2003 and stepped down in 2013 to join Chamber International. Twitter @ChamberInt_DA

Chamber International - Robin Finnis - Senior Associate

Robin Finnis | Senior Associate Email

Logistics expert Robin, who’s career in shipping spans 40 years, specialises in developing logistics / supply chain strategies for new to export businesses through to multi-nationals.

He’s a Fellow of the Institute of Freight Personnel and Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistic and Transport.

Chamber International - Sam Paley - International Trade Administrator

Sam Paley | Deputy Trade Procedures Manager Email

Sam’s interest in international trade grew from his family as both his father and his sister work as freight forwarders. He studied classical civilisations at the University of Warwick and joins Chamber International after working for a well-known national retailer. In his free time, he plays the tuba in a brass band. Twitter @ChamberInt_SP


Hayley Bates | Trade Procedures Manager Email 

Hayley gained a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Huddersfield and is also a qualified business administrator. She specialises in helping businesses comply with origin rules used in international trade and related certification. Twitter @ChamberInt_HB


Exporting and importing - Documentation Manager

Roy Broadhead | Documentary Credits Account Manager Email

Roy is in charge of our highly experienced team in the documentation bureau handling documentary letters of credit and other vital paperwork. He has more than 40 years' experience as a shipping manager, consultant and in-house export specialist working in the textile, engineering and lighting sectors. Twitter @ChamberInt_Roy

Exporting and importing - Key Account Executive

Nikki Clow | Assistant to Director Email 

Nikki previously worked as an assistant to an import buyer and as executive assistant to directors at Morgan Stanley Bank in Sydney, Australia. Nikki plays a key role in providing support to Chamber International’s growth by assisting the director. Twitter @ChamberInt_NC

Exporting and importing - International Document Specialist

Neil Foulder | Documentary Credit Specialist Email

Liverpool-born Neil has been involved in the banking industry for four decades, principally with Standard Chartered Bank and Lloyds TSB. Married with four children he has spent more than twenty years in Yorkshire. Neil plays a leading role in delivering Chamber International's growing back office services including checking multi-million dollar payment contracts for key accounts.

Chamber International - Associate - China Affairs

Matthew Grandage | Associate-China Affairs Email

Matthew specialises in China, its market opportunities and business culture.  He worked in China for 15 years and is proficient in Mandarin. Matthew studied Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College, and has worked for multinationals, British SMEs and NGOs as well as being a small business owner himself. Twitter @ChamberIntChina


 Chamber International - Carla Assunção - Web Content & Social Media Manager

Carla Assunção | Digital Manager Email

Brazilian, Carla holds a degree in English, English Literature, and a postgraduate degree in teaching English from the University of Leeds. She creates, develops and manages the digital content for Chamber International’s websites and online community. Twitter @assuncao_carla

 Exporting and importing - International Trade Executive

Hannah Coe | Senior Executive Email

Hannah has worked in freight forwarding, manufacturing and the corporate sectors where she specialised in international trade compliance. She holds an honours degree in Business and International Law and is Six Sigma qualified with Global SAP project experience. Hannah leads on helping businesses identify efficiency savings and driving cost out of their supply chains.