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Our trustees

Sir Roger De Haan CBE DL

Chairman

Sir Stephen Deuchar CBE

Director, The Art Fund

The Earl of Radnor

Paul Hudson

Commissioner, Infrastructure Planning Commission, and Chairman HLF South East

Andrew Ironside

Formerly Pro Vice-Chancellor (resources) Canterbury Christ Church University

Trevor Minter OBE DL

Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Kent

Grahame Ward

Business Development Manager

Cathy Beare 

FCCA, Non Executive Director and Consultant

Lady Alison De Haan

Our team

Alastair Upton

Alastair Upton

Chief Executive
info@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Fiona Kingsman

Fiona Kingsman

Deputy Chief Executive
fionakingsman@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Angela Ludlow

Angela Ludlow

Head of Finance
angelaludlow@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Cheryl Pierce

Cheryl Pierce

Head of Performing Arts and Learning
cherylpierce@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Michelle Parker

Michelle Parker

Head of Development
michelleparker@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Tania McCormack

Tania McCormack

Learning Officer
taniamccormack@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Lewis Biggs

Lewis Biggs

Curator, Folkestone Artworks & Triennial 2020
lewisbiggs@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Jo Cowdrey

Jo Cowdrey

Assistant Curator, Folkestone Artworks & Triennial 2020
jocowdrey@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Cameron Simcock

Cameron Simcock

Folkestone Artworks Coordinator
CameronSimcock@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Marita Pohlschmidt

Marita Pohlschmidt

Development Manager, Contracts and Relationships
maritapohlschmidt@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Lyn Maytum

Lyn Maytum

Executive and Project Assistant
lynmaytum@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Owen Kimm

Owen Kimm

Marketing and Communications Manager
owenkimm@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Charlotte Forfieh

Charlotte Forfieh

Communications Officer
CharlotteForfieh@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Robert Bandy

Robert Bandy

Digital Communications Officer
robertbandy@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Lauren Hamilton

Lauren Hamilton

Creative Workspaces Manager (Contracts)
laurenhamilton@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Sharon Wanstall

Sharon Wanstall

Creative Workspaces Manager (Community)
sharonwanstall@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Zoe Rowlands

Zoe Rowlands

Tenant Liaison Assistant
ZoeRowlands@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Jason Jones-Hall

Jason Jones-Hall

Project Director (Pioneering Places East Kent)
jasonjones-hall@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Louella Ward

Louella Ward

Quarterhouse Assistant Producer
louellaward@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Nico Dunsbee

Nico Dunsbee

Weston Jerwood Creative Fellow
nicodunsbee@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Joel Francis

Joel Francis

Chief Technician
joelfrancis@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Zoe O’Farrell

Zoe O’Farrell

Assistant Finance Manager
zoeofarrell@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Yaz Norris

Yaz Norris

Visitor Experience Manager
yazminnorris@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Fern Bamber

Fern Bamber

Assistant to the Visitor Experience Manager
fernbamber@creativefolkestone.org.uk

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