Plymouth Waterfront Partnership Ltd. Registered in England & Wales, No 7303310. Salt Quay House 4 North East Quay, Sutton Harbour, Plymouth, PL4 0BN 


Sarah Gibson
Waterfront Manager and
Chief Executive 
Sky Cole
Business Liaison Manager

With a reputation for delivery, Sarah is an energetic and highly motivated self-starter who is driven by wanting to make a difference.  She particularly enjoys championing 'firsts' and seeks collaboration amongst partners to deliver transformative projects for the Waterfront. Deeply passionate about Plymouth, she has an enthusiasm and drive that others often say they find to be inspiring. 

Employed in the role since October 2010, Sarah has overseen the Waterfront BID's creation and the delivery of the first five year term, achieving 94% of the first Waterfront Business Plan.


Sarah was educated in Plymouth with a BSc (Hons) in Public Relations and her career has provided her with experience in each of the Public, Private and Third sectors. These roles included community engagement, marketing, public relations and project management, most often at a regional level.

Sky joined the BID in December 2014 to work alongside Sarah Gibson, Waterfront Manager to deliver an ambitious Waterfront BID Business Plan.


Having moved to the city fifteen years ago, Sky is extremely passionate about Plymouth and committed to making a difference.

Following a successful BID renewal campaign in 2017 and building on her excellent communication skills,  Sky was promoted from Project Assistant to Business Liaison Manager in April 2018.


Sky is first point of contact for Waterfront BID members, stakeholders and contractors, focusing on: improving communications and inspiring others to appreciate the value and importance of the Waterfront BID; contributing to the successful delivery of the Waterfront BID2 Business Plan; and building positive relationships for Plymouth Waterfront Partnership.