The partnership is driven by some of the finest urban planners, architects and business minds in the country.
The following people look after the day to day running of Bournemouth Development Company.
BCP Board members
Cllr Beverley Dunlop, Cabinet Lead Member for Bournemouth Regeneration and Cultural Events, BCP Council:
Initially a Cost & Management Accountant in industry, Beverley moved into operational management in telephony. Working at the forefront of the Mobile and ISP revolution in rapid product development and deployment she has extensive experience of managing high performance teams in fast moving and challenging environments in demanding markets; and latterly as Project Director of a global telecoms company managing multiple operational, product development and organisation development projects. She was elected to Bournemouth Borough Council in 2007.
Cllr Mike Brooke, Liberal Democrat councillor, BCP Council:
Mike was first elected as a Liberal Democrat councillor on Poole Borough Council in 2003. Since then, he has gained a vast amount of experience sitting on several council committees, including children’s services, economy and environment and business and improvement. His background in urban geography has complimented his involvement with various local planning issues.
Cllr Nigel Brooks, Independent councillor, BCP Council:
Nigel is an Independent BCP councillor and a retired commercial property Chartered Surveyor. He spent his career working with major investors, pension funds and leading property agents as well as in the public sector with the London Transport Executive and AWG (Anglian Water Group). Nigel has also been a director and head of town and city management initiatives in the West Midlands and outer London, bringing together stakeholders to improve the performance and attractiveness of retail destinations.
Muse Board Members
David Hoyle, Finance Director, Muse Developments:
David has worked for Muse Developments and its predecessor companies since 1989. He heads up Muse’s finance function which includes responsibility for financial reporting for a considerable number of subsidiary and joint venture companies and the financial evaluation and appraisal of a number of complex development projects. In addition to heading up Muse’s finance function, David has in-depth involvement in a range of property development projects and experience of funding complex development scenarios involving public sector and private sector partners.
Michael Auger, Board Director, Muse Developments:
Michael re-joined Muse Developments in January 2009 as Regional Director covering the south of the UK and was appointed to the Board of Directors in March 2019. In addition to his Board-level role, Michael has specific responsibility for overall management of the company’s mixed-use development portfolio across the southern region. This portfolio comprises projects totalling more than £2bn GDV, including major schemes in London zones 2-4 that will deliver around 6,000 new homes. Outside of London, Michael has oversight of major residential lead mixed use projects in Bristol, Plymouth, Slough, Egham and Dartford.
Michael has considerable experience of development across a number of property sectors, particularly large-scale mixed-use regeneration projects.
James Stockdale, Development Director, Muse Developments:
James has significant experience in bringing forward mixed-used town centre regeneration. He joined Muse in 2015 from St. Modwen where he spent 10 years overseeing development and asset management of urban regeneration schemes in several projects in London and the South East. James has successfully worked in partnership with several organisations before BCP Council, including the London Borough of Lambeth, the Canal & River Trust, the London Borough of Enfield, Rushmoor Borough Council, Dartford Borough Council and Homes England.