Contact Us

Do get in touch with the team: Sally Smith (Hounslow Chamber of Commerce) or Ryan Smith (West London Business) at any time:


T: +44 (0)20 8326 6416

For technical advice and support you can also contact Alan Rides – Director and Chairman, Hounslow Chamber of Commerce.   Alan started his export career in Metal Box Plc’s export shipping department in West Acton, progressing to Diageo export customer services department in Regents Park dealing with global exports.

Alan is extremely experienced in export documentation and banking presentations.  Since graduating from the Institute of Export at West Thames College he has been a front line export salesman across Africa, Asia and the Middle East for 25 years.  Alan worked for UK export trading companies with manufacturing arms that set up local offices and dealerships.  These include many blue chip firms including JCB, Rolls Royce, Terex, Land Rover, Hyster, Carrier plus multiple SMEs across the business spectrum.

More recently Alan has been an International Trade Adviser with the Department for International Trade, as well as his own consultancy ARC: