Pep Cipriano

Chief Operating Officer for Peterborough’s Business Improvement District - Peterborough Positive

A well-known representative of the city, Pep is an award-winning communications professional with more than 25 years’ experience and track record of overseeing marketing campaigns, event management and external communications services at a senior and strategic level.

Pep has worked in both B2B and B2C, private and public sector backdrops and in sectors including local government, leisure, hospitality, finance, education, heritage, catering, tourism and placemaking.

His career began with promoting the UK’s first pizza delivery business – Papa Luigi, before joining Peterborough United as Assistant Press Officer and working his way up to Head of Communications and then PR and Project Manager for Fens Tourism. His next challenge was to head up marketing for a sub-prime mortgage packager and network.

His marketing experience then took him to Peterborough City Council where he filled several communications roles and eventually became the local authority’s Marketing Manager. He started the decade at City College Peterborough as Communications and Marketing Manager, before embarking on his current role at Peterborough Positive in June 2022.

Pep’s solid knowledge of Peterborough, combined with his strong connections and unquestionable passion and enthusiasm for where he lives makes him the perfect champion for the city and an asset to our committee.