Peter Cox, Director

Bicester Chamber of Commerce

01869 252846

Bicester Chamber of Commerce encourages membership and is very supportive of both existing and new businesses within the Town and its environs. Cherwell Business Awards continues to attract and reward proficient and intuitive work and excellence. Cherwell Business Awards particularly look forward to receiving the entries from a wide range of enterprises.

Placi Espejo, Director

Oxford Cambridge Arc Leadership Group

Placi has a passion for helping businesses, particularly innovative Oxon start-ups, loves being involved in Oxford Cambridge Arc Leadership Group and is extremely honoured to have been one of the founding organisers of the Cherwell Business Awards which goes from strength to strength every year.

Paddy Patterson, Director


07990 138096

Heading up Skills, Employment & Education for EGCUK, newly-established UK subsidiary of Eiffage Group.

He has been involved with the Cherwell Business Awards since 2015, originally as an award sponsor, and since November 2016 as a Director of the company.  He is also a Governor at Banbury Aspirations and a member of the Young Enterprise Board for North and West Oxfordshire.

Marie Parkinson

OJI Marketing Ltd


Marie is the founder and Director of OJI Marketing. Commercially astute and with a profound drive for ROI and methodical approach, Marie is an established marketing and PR professional with many years’ experience in delivering effective and successful integrated B2B campaigns, across a wide variety of communication channels.

OJI Marketing is the marketing partner for the Cherwell Business Awards, with Marie looking after all PR, Marketing and Digital Communication activities for the awards.

Demsey Slater


01295 250401

Demsey is a Partner within Ellacotts’ corporate team, primarily handling sole traders, partnership and limited company accounts, including audits.

Demsey looks after the Cherwell Business Awards accounts.