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Staff and Trustees

Staff and Trustees

Our highly skilled and enthusiastic team come from a range of different backgrounds but all have one thing in common: a determination to bring art to more people, by believing in and investing in artists.

Tom Ketteringham

Technical Manager

Jane Faram

Communications Manager

Maria Carvallo

Front of House Assistant (maternity leave)

Beckie Upton

Front of House Supervisor (maternity leave)

Aidan Woodburn

Deputy Director
Ali Roche Spike Island staff portrait photo © Yiannis Katsaris

Ali Roche

Head of Commissions

Isabel Jones

Office and HR Manager

Robert Leckie


Simone Hesselberg

Front of House Assistant

Adam Green

Operations Manager

Alan Parry

Finance Manager

Cai Burton

Front of House Assistant

Andy Moss

Exhibition Services Manager

Olivia Jones

Technical Assistant

Chloe Sclater

Front of House Assistant

Carmen Juliá



  • Andy Braithwaite Commercial and intellectual property lawyer
  • Andrew Cooper, Chair Commercial property lawyer
  • Louise Hanson Chief Executive, John James Bristol Foundation
  • Tessa Jackson OBE Independent curator, writer and cultural advisor
  • Jacquie Kingsley Fundraising and organisational development specialist
  • Jonathan Mosley Artist and studio holder, architect and Associate Professor at University of the West of England
  • Paula Newport Director of People and Culture, Aardman Animations Ltd
  • Dr Dorothy Price Reader in History of Art, University of Bristol
  • Alice Workman Senior Director, Cultural Centres Europe, Hauser & Wirth

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