Advisory Panel

Anne Appelbaum, Director Children and Young People, Arts Council England
Ros Asher, Creative Learning Consultant, Education Advisor
Kate Atkinson, Head of Programmes, Clore Leadership Programme
Justin Audibert, Artistic Director, Unicorn Theatre
Rebecca Barnett, Head of Music and Director of Creative and Performing Arts, Southend High School for Girls
Steven Berryman, Director of Arts and Culture, Odyssey Trust for Education
Hugh Blackwood, Special Needs Teacher with responsibility for Drama and the Creative Arts, Five Acre Wood School, Maidstone
Carolyn Bradley, Head of Drama, Lead Practitioner, and Freelance Education Consultant, St John Fisher Catholic High School
Alexandra Brierley, Director of Creative Learning, Southbank Centre
Sam Cairns, Director, Sam Cairns Associates and Cairns Crump
Helen Charman, Director National Programmes, Victoria & Albert Museum
Lauren Christy, Assistant Principal and Programme Director, Centre of Screen Excellence: Elstree
Susan Coles, Arts, Creativity, Educational Consultant
Michael Corley, Head of Festival Bridge, Norfolk and Norwich Festival
Lizzie Crump MBE, What Next? Strategic Lead and Director Cairns Crump
Steph Cubbin, Head of Art, St Marylebone CE School
Lucy Cuthbertson, Co-Director of Education, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Marcus Davey, Chief Executive and Artistic Director, The Roundhouse
Holly Donagh, Director, Strategic Learning, Insight and Influence, Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Joe Duggan, Head of Communications, National Youth Theatre of Great Britain
mezze eade, Special Advisor on representation in the curriculum, CLA
Rob Elkington Director Arts Connect
Kate Fellows, Head of Learning and Access, Leeds Museums and Galleries
Philip Flood, Director, Sound Connections
Montserrat Fuentes Romero, Director Culture: Xacara
Hannah Fumoleau, Interim Head of Young People’s Programme, Sage Gateshead / North Music Trust
Kristen Gallagher, Director of Revenue, Rose Theatre
Louise Govier, Joint Chief Executive, Artswork
Sophie Gregory, Dance Education Specialist
Peter Gregory, Principal Lecturer in Education (Creative Arts), Canterbury Christ Church University
Michele Gregson, General Secretary, NSEAD
Matt Griffiths, CEO, Youth Music
Joe Hallgarten, Education Development Trust
Mimi Harmer, Director, The F-List for Music CIC
Penny Hay, Reader in Creative Teaching and Learning and Senior Lecturer in Arts Education, School of Education, Bath Spa University and Director of Research, House of Imagination
Alison Holdom, Grants Manager, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Sue Horner, Board member, Coventry University
Damali Ibreck, arts education: research, curation and production
Tarek Iskander, Artistic Director and CEO, Battersea Arts Centre
Anthony Jackson, Former NC, visual arts/media with SSAT and visual arts education consultant
Sharondeep Jawanda, Community Engagement Lead, East End Women’s Museum
Veronica Jobbins, Head of Public Engagement, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Kevin Jones, Education Advisor
Adam Joolia, CEO, AudioActive
Sharon Kanolik, Engagement Producer and Creative Learning Consultant
Lucy Kennedy, CEO, The Sorrell Foundation and National Saturday Club
Alice King-Farlow, Director of Learning, National Theatre
Greg Klerkx, Director and Founder, Nimble Fish
Patricia Lankester, Founder member Cultural Learning Alliance
Sally Manser, Head of ROH Bridge Programme, Royal Opera House Bridge
Catalina Marin, Director of Delivery, Activate Learning
Jenny Mollica, Director of Baylis, English National Opera
Afidi Nomo, poet, musician, performance artist, teacher
Jacqui O’Hanlon, Director of Education, Royal Shakespeare Company
Ray Oudkerk, Assistant Principal for Performing Arts, The BRIT School
Nick Owen, CEO, The Mighty Creatives
David Parker, Research Consultant
Joan Parr, Head of Creative Learning and Young People, Creative Scotland
Vee Pollock, Dean of Culture and Creative Arts, Newcastle University
Adam Power-Annand, CEO, Speech Bubbles CIC
Kelly Quintyne, Media & Special Projects Producer, Ballet Black
Paul Reeve, Chief Executive, Into Film
Emma Ridgeway, Head of Programme, Chief Curator, Modern Art Oxford
Dan Roberts, Headteacher, Devonport High School For Boys
Tony Ryan, CEO, Design & Technology Association
Keith Saha, Co-Artistic Director, 20 Stories High
Pauline Tambling, Former CEO, Creative and Cultural Skills
Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp CBE, FRSA
Adam Tulloch, Founder & CEO, Total Insight Theatre
Henry Vann, Teacher and Education Portfolio Holder, Bedford Borough Council
Erin Walcon, Co-Director, Doorstep Arts
Julie Ward, Freelance Consultant, Arts Lead for the 2022 Commonwealth Games (schools) Connections Project at Birmingham Education Partnership
Theresa Ward, Assistant Principal & Headteacher CPA College, Riddlesdown Collegiate
Sharon Watson, Northern School of Contemporary Dance
Jasmine Wilson, Director of Creative Learning, Studio Wayne McGregor
Kithmini Wimalasekera, Head of Community Programmes, Rambert