Carly Heath

Carly Heath

(She / Her)

Night Time Economy Advisor , Bristol City Council , Bristol Nights - Thrive At Night



• Carly Heath was appointed as Bristol’s first Night Time Economy Advisor in April ‘21, a pivotal role between night time operatives and local government. Carly chairs Bristol Nights and designs people-centred campaigns which support businesses, workers and audiences who enjoy the city from 6pm-6am. Bristol Nights has a clear focus on collaborative working around essential issues which support better jobs, safer environments, and pragmatic advice. Under Carly, Bristol Nights has launched the UK’s first city-wide Harm Reduction strategy; a Drink Spiking scheme focussed on perpetrators; a Women’s Safety Charter, including free anti-harassment training for the whole sector; and Thrive-At-Night, prioritising the mental health and wellbeing of the workforce. Carly is passionate about nightlife, the people who work in it, and is a true advocate of Bristol’s beautifully rich after-dark culture.