The BCA is headed by Keith Stokes-Smith FCIS, ACMA, President of Birmingham Consular Association, Honorary Chair of the Greater Birmingham Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce, and a Director of the African Business Chamber.
The BCA is supported by Birmingham City Council’s International Office who assist with strategic direction as well as administrative and secretarial support. The Association achieves its outcome by focusing upon three areas of Commonwealth interest, each area chaired by a highly proficient individual with relevant experience and skills.
*Professor Martin Levermore MBE, DL, FRSA, Chartered MCISI. Founder and Chief Executive of Medical Devices Technology International.
*Wade Lyn CBE. Hon Consul for Jamaica and the driving force behind Cleone Foods ltd.
Professor Louise Toner. Associate Dean: Academic Portfolio & Market Development, Faculty of Health, Education & Life Sciences, Birmingham City University.
FCIS; ACMA; President of the Greater Birmingham Consular Association; Director of the African Business Chamber; Retired Consul of Lithuania; Honorary Chair of the Birmingham Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce; A Retired Magistrate.
CEO of BritAsia TV; Director of the BCA. Tony Shergill is a media industry professional with over 10 years of experience across broadcast, technology, marketing, sales and business development.
Associate Dean: Academic Portfolio & Market Development, Faculty of Health, Education & Life Sciences, Birmingham City University.
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NBE, DL, CEO of Medical Devices Technology International LTD (MDTI). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment, with an academic background in Political Economics.
CBE, DL, Hon Consul for Jamaica and the driving force behind Cleone Foods Ltd. This has led to wider recognition and personal progression for Wade. His vision and enthusiasm for generating success and promoting social responsibility are now utilised by many other companies and organisations.