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Our trustees

Sir Roger De Haan CBE DL

Chairman

Dr Stephen Deuchar CBE

Director, The Art Fund

Tim Llewellyn OBE

Formerly Director, The Henry Moore Foundation

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

Grahame Ward

Business Development Manager

Rachel Higham

MD, CIO Group, BT Group

Cathy Beare 

FCCA, Non Executive Director and Consultant

Lady Alison De Haan

Our team

Alastair Upton

Alastair Upton

Chief Executive
info@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Angela Ludlow

Angela Ludlow

Head of Finance
angelaludlow@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Cheryl Pierce

Cheryl Pierce

Head of Performing Arts and Visitor Experience
cherylpierce@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Michelle Parker

Michelle Parker

Head of Development
michelleparker@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Fiona Kingsman

Fiona Kingsman

Pioneering Places East Kent Project Director
fionakingsman@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

Tania McCormack

Tania McCormack

Learning Officer
taniamccormack@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Oliver Rogers

Oliver Rogers

Folkestone Artworks Co-ordinator
oliverrogers@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Marita Pohlschmidt

Marita Pohlschmidt

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

Penni Pierce

Penni Pierce

Executive and Project Assistant
pennipierce@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Fiona Boxall

Fiona Boxall

Marketing Assistant
fionaboxall@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Lauren Hamilton

Lauren Hamilton

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

Sharon Wanstall

Sharon Wanstall

Creative Workspaces Administrator
sharonwanstall@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Zoe O’Farrell

Zoe O’Farrell

Assistant Finance Manager
zoeofarrell@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Louella Ward

Louella Ward

Quarterhouse Assistant Producer
louellaward@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Nadia Wiggins

Nadia Wiggins

Visitor Experience Manager
nadiawiggins@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Marin Karakaya

Marin Karakaya

Visitor Experience Assistant
marinkarakaya@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Gary Ingoldby-Spate

Gary Ingoldby-Spate

Visitor Experience Assistant
garyingoldbyspate@creativefolkestone.org.uk

Baxter

Baxter

The office dog

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