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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 admin@spikeisland.org.uk

Cai Burton

Front of House Assistant admin@spikeisland.org.uk

Maria Carvallo

Front of House Assistant (maternity leave) admin@spikeisland.org.uk

Jane Faram

Communications Manager jane.faram@spikeisland.org.uk

Parys Gardener

Digital Communications Placement (Creative Workforce for the Future Programme) parys.gardener@spikeisland.org.uk

Giovanni Gerlei

Front of House Supervisor giovanni.gerlei@spikeisland.org.uk

Adam Green

Operations Manager adam.green@spikeisland.org.uk

Simone Hesselberg

Front of House Assistant simone.hesselberg@spikeisland.org.uk

Cassie Ireland

Operations Assistant cassie.ireland@spikeisland.org.uk

Jess Jardine Crymble

Exhibition Services Business Coordinator jess.jardinecrymble@spikeisland.org.uk

Isabel Jones

Office and HR Manager isabel.jones@spikeisland.org.uk

Olivia Jones

Technical Assistant olivia.jones@spikeisland.org.uk

Carmen Juliá

Curator carmen.julia@spikeisland.org.uk

Ash Kayser

Digital Communications Placement (Creative Workforce for the Future Programme) ash.kayser@spikeisland.org.uk

Tom Ketteringham

Technical Manager tom.ketteringham@spikeisland.org.uk

Robert Leckie

Director robert.leckie@spikeisland.org.uk

Rosa Martyn

Communications Coordinator and Mentor rosa.martyn@spikeisland.org.uk

Sitheag Mckinnon

Front of House Supervisor & Volunteer Coordinator sitheag.mckinnon@spikeisland.org.uk

Andy Moss

Exhibition Services Manager andy.moss@spikeisland.org.uk

Tendai Mutambu

Assistant Curator: Commissions and Public Programmes tendai.mutambu@spikeisland.org.uk

Alan Parry

Finance Manager alan.parry@spikeisland.org.uk

Ali Roche

Head of Commissions ali.roche@spikeisland.org.uk

Chloe Sclater

Front of House Assistant admin@spikeisland.org.uk

Oliver Sutherland

Senior AV Technician oliver.sutherland@spikeisland.org.uk

Rosa Tyhurst

Assistant Curator: Exhibitions and Artist Development rosa.tyhurst@spikeisland.org.uk

Beckie Upton

Front of House Supervisor (maternity leave) beckie.upton@spikeisland.org.uk

Iman West

MA Curatorial Placement iman.west@spikeisland.org.uk

Aidan Woodburn

Deputy Director aidan.woodburn@spikeisland.org.uk


  • 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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