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Developing Edinburgh: Roddy Smith, Essential Edinburgh

Developing Edinburgh: Roddy Smith, Essential Edinburgh

@ Montpeliers Edinburgh Limited Tigerlily Edinburgh 125 George St Edinburgh Midlothian EH2 4JN

7th February, 2019 08:30-10:00 Event 35.00
In February we're delighted to welcome Roddy Smith, Chief Executive of Essential Edinburgh. 
 
Roddy was appointed as the new Chief Executive of Essential Edinburgh in late 2014 and took up his post on 2 March 2015. During the last three years in post, Roddy has worked proactively with many partners across the city to deliver a wide range of events and projects in the city centre, as well as enhancing  the services available to the nearly 600 members of Essential Edinburgh. Through events such as Bloom and Street of Light, investment in additional cleaning and policing in the city centre, and support for the significant building developments in the city centre the staff team in the business has continued to deliver for its membership.

In May 2018, Essential Edinburgh undertake his five yearly renewal ballot process.After lengthy consultation with its members and publication of the proposed business plan, 91% of the members (on a 70% turnout) voted to continue Essential

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