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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

Marita Pohlschmidt

Marita Pohlschmidt

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

Owen Kimm

Owen Kimm

Marketing and Communications Manager
owenkimm@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

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

Zoe O’Farrell

Zoe O’Farrell

Assistant Finance Manager
zoeofarrell@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Joel Francis

Joel Francis

Chief Technician
joelfrancis@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Yaz Norris

Yaz Norris

Visitor Experience Manager
yazminnorris@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Baxter

Baxter

The office dog

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