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The British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions

BALPPA Management Committee

The strategic direction of BALPPA is driven by the BALPPA Management Committee, supported day to day by the BALPPA Secretariat and Chief Executive, Paul Kelly.

The BALPPA Secretariat

Paul Kelly


Jeanette Dawson

Membership Coordinator

Lisa Wheatley

Events Coordinator

Tracey Bancroft

FEC Coordinator

Margaret Dowley


The Management Committee

Everyone who sits on the Management Committee, also sit on a number of Sub Groups that drive BALPPA’s strategy and direction in key areas. To view the Sub Groups, please click here.

Paul Kelly


John Collins - President

John Collins Leisure

Gary Smart - Vice President

Harbour Park

Nick Thompson - Chairman

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Richard Mancey - Vice Chairman

Paultons Park

Janice Dunphy - FEC Chairperson

Web Adventure

Bob O’Connor

Howletts & Port Lympne

Helen Pawley

Drayton Manor Park

Marshall Hill

Funland Hayling Island

Mike Vallis

Merlin Entertainments

James Crampton

Merlin Entertainments

Tim Batstone

HB Leisure

Michelle Michael

Grand Pier Weston-Super-Mare

Eddie Kemsley


Duncan Philips

DP Associates

John Davies - Trade Associate Chairman

Interlink LG

Phil Pickersgill

Innovative Leisure

Tim Timco

S & S Worldwide

Terry Monkton



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