Meet the Team

Exporting and importing - Key Account Executive

Nikki Clow | International Operations Manager Email 

Nikki previously worked as executive assistant to directors at Morgan Stanley Bank in Sydney, Australia before returning to Chamber International.  She oversees day-to-day operations managing different teams and works closely with the director to build the business.            Twitter @ChamberInt_NC

Sam Paley - Trade Procedures Manager

Sam Paley | 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 joined 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

Chamber International - Vincent Taylor

Vincent Taylor | Customs Manager Email

Vincent, who holds a law degree from the Open University, has 18 years’ experience in multiple customs and compliance disciplines and is a technical expert in the field of export controls. In previous roles he led on compliance for Volvo, Vodafone and Lockheed following a 28-year career in the Royal Navy.

Tamires Souza-Cichorz

Tamires Souza-Cichorz | International Trade Advisor Email

Brazilian Tamires has a background in hospitality and is truly passionate about customer service. She heads up our ATA Carnet team providing dedicated support for shipped or hand carried consignments exported on a temporary basis.                              Twitter @ChamberInt_TSC

Chamber International - Carla Assunção - Digital Manager

Carla Assunção MIEx | Digital Manager Email

Brazilian, Carla holds a degree in English, and a postgraduate degree in English and Translation from the University of Leeds. She is responsible for boosting Chamber International’s digital presence and brand credibility by creating and managing a digital strategy that complements and supports Chamber International’s business plan. Carla is an authorised signatory for BCC, and manages all training events. Twitter @assuncao_carla

 Fiorella Duran-Robinson - Export Advisor

Fiorella Duran-Robinson | Export Advisor Email

Originally from Colombia, Fiorella lived in the North East of England before joining Chamber International in 2018. She holds a BSc in Pharmacy from the National University of Colombia and an MBA from Durham University, and previously worked as an export sales and marketing executive for Immunodiagnostic Systems in Tyne & Wear.            Twitter @ChamberInt_FDR

Emmanuel Harmsen | International Trade Administrator Email

Emmanuel has previously worked for a global logistics and supply chain solutions company. He worked as an Import Clerk coordinating shipment information, managing trade documentation for customers, ensuring compliance and accuracy. He holds a BA (Hons) in Business Management from Middlesex University.

Chamber International - Associate - China Affairs

Matthew Grandage | Senior Associate Email

Matthew is our China specialist, as well as supporting our PR and communications activities.  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

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. 

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.