Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) South East: Area Leader Sussex – Elected after 3 week campaign from the 12th November to 3rd December. Confirmed appointed on 6th December 2018
Thank you to all those that supported me in this 21 day election.
My new role is to support Members of the FSB in Sussex and act as a representative of the FSB whenever requested to do so.
Submitted Application form for Candidate:
Geoffrey Alan Williamson
Proactive FSB Activist for over 15 Years holding positions including, Branch and Regional Chairman, Regional Secretary and currently Area Leader
I have been an FSB Member for nearly twenty Years and I believe passionately about working to help Members wherever possible to succeed.
Having held Top positions in my Branch, former Region and new Area. I have met many influential people and have helped to get many Members queries resolved.
In the last three month’s I have had meetings with five MP’s. Sir Paul Beresford MP, Tim Laughton MP, Dominic Raab MP, Chris Grayling MP and Jeremy Quin MP
As a self-employed Computer engineer I have worked on five Local Mayor’s and several Councillors PC’s.
I have worked closely with Henry Smith MP since he was Leader of West Sussex County Council to present.
If elected I will continue to work tirelessly to support Members in my Area requiring support whilst building links with Local Councillors and MP’s
I believe that the FSB is the best organisation for Small Businesses
Branch Chairman Crawley Horsham & Mid Sussex for seven Years
Regional Chairman Surrey and West Sussex for three Years
Regional Secretary Surrey and West Sussex for three Years
Area Leader Surrey and West Sussex for one year
Member of West Sussex Broadband Panel
Executive Member of Crawley and Gatwick Chamber of Commerce for twelve Years
Chairman of Horley and District Chamber of Commerce for three Years
Champion of the Institute of Sales Management – CISM
(Formerly Companion of the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management – CISMM)
Member of the Institute of the Motor Industry – MIMI
Former Member of the British Institute of Management – MBIM
Former Member of the Institute of Directors – MIoD
I have worked in all types of businesses from multinational to self-employed. The last 40 Years of which have been in Computing. This industry changes daily. Survival relies on a mindset of constant change and flexibility.