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Staff and Trustees

Staff and Trustees

Jesse Jones The Struggle Against Ourselves (2012) Installation view, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Stuart Whipps
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.


Tanith Blackman

Front of House Assistant

Cai Burton

Front of House Assistant

Maria Carvallo

Front of House Assistant (maternity leave)

Jane Faram

Communications Manager

Parys Gardener

Digital Communications Placement (Creative Workforce for the Future Programme)

Giovanni Gerlei

Front of House Supervisor

Adam Green

Operations Manager

Simone Hesselberg

Front of House Assistant

Cassie Ireland

Operations Assistant

Jess Jardine Crymble

Exhibition Services Business Coordinator

Isabel Jones

Office and HR Manager

Olivia Jones

Technical Assistant

Carmen Juliá


Ash Kayser

Digital Communications Placement (Creative Workforce for the Future Programme)

Tom Ketteringham

Technical Manager

Robert Leckie


Rosa Martyn

Communications Coordinator and Mentor

Sitheag Mckinnon

Front of House Supervisor & Volunteer Coordinator

Andy Moss

Exhibition Services Manager

Tendai Mutambu

Assistant Curator: Commissions and Public Programmes

Alan Parry

Finance Manager

Ali Roche

Head of Commissions

Chloe Sclater

Front of House Assistant

Oliver Sutherland

Senior AV Technician

Rosa Tyhurst

Assistant Curator: Exhibitions and Artist Development

Beckie Upton

Front of House Supervisor (maternity leave)

Iman West

MA Curatorial Placement

Aidan Woodburn

Deputy Director


  • 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
  • Professor Dorothy Price Professor in History of Art, University of Bristol
  • Alice Workman Senior Director, Cultural Centres Europe, Hauser & Wirth

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