Meet the team
Malcolm Bell - Chief Executive
When there's a gap in his diary Malcolm takes the chance to get out on the water and is a keen dingy sailor – he’s even been known to win one or two races! A true Cornishman he is most at home when enjoying time with his family and much-adored pup.
Abi Steel - Visitor Services and Tourism Development
Abi works closely with Malcolm on improving Visit Cornwall's the services relating to visitor information and effective/joint working with Cornwall's Tourist Information Centres. She also assists Malcolm on specific development projects. Abi works part time for Visit Cornwall, as she also has an important job as a Manager of Truro Tourist Information Centre, which acts the telephone and email contact centre for Visit Cornwall. Abi brings a wealth of experience from the hospitality sector as well as tourist information.
Julia Hughes - PR and Communications Manager
Away from the laptop and Julia can be found out and about with her young family discovering new places and test-driving all the fantastic things that this fabulous county has to offer.
Paulo Guedes - Finance Manager
Having fallen for the charms of the south Cornish coast, Paulo swapped his native Portugal for Cornwall 18 years ago and spends his weekends trying to top his personal best at fishing.
07500 770 614
Belinda Peckett - Marketing Assistant
A keen visitor for many years, Belinda upped sticks from London and moved to her husband’s homeland of Cornwall two years ago. A dab hand at gardening she fills her weekends cultivating her own mini Heligan and walking the South West Coast Path with her dog in tow.
01208 811152 or 07501 676364 (9am-1pm)
Claire Hutchinson - Membership Development Executive
Claire is responsible for driving Visit Cornwall’s membership forward, acquiring new business and introducing what Visit Cornwall has to offer. Rarely without a smile, she’s Visit Cornwall’s ray of sunshine and picks up lots of compliments for her fab customer service.
A real foodie with a penchant for Cornish cheese, Claire is an outdoor type and a self-confessed crazy cat lady.