I believe in the power of culture to change the world around us.
For the last eight years I have worked for organisations across the cultural sector to deliver nationally acclaimed seasons, creative partnerships and artistic commissions with organisations including the achates philanthropy foundation, forward arts foundation, howthelightgetsin festival, julie's bicycle, london film school and poet in the the city. see projects for more.
In 2016 I co-founded Kerb Crates, a series of lunchtime talks and performances exploring what the city is for, which ran for four weeks.
I have spoken on the relationship between art and change at the Barbican and for calouste gulbenkian.
I HAVE CHAIRED SOLD OUT EVENTS AT THE SOUTHBANK CENTRE AND london creative network
I have mentored at the roundhouse and at Women of the World Festival, and judged for Debating Matters.
i have facilitated workshops for teenagers at alexandra palace
I have compèred competitions at events for Kerb. Head here to see some chicken-wing competition magic in action.
and i'm now a fellow of the royal society for the arts.
I am committed to the following principles:
Never programming Pudding for venues that don’t have clear, publicly available inclusion strategies and environmental strategies
declining invitations to speak at events that are not inclusive.
Giving my time for free to any individual wishing to pursue a career in programming, producing or the arts.
find me in a theatre, a park, or sipping a Shirley Temple.