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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.


Billie Appleton

Visitor Assistant

Rebecca Bertin

Visitor Assistant

Tanith Blackman

Front of House Assistant

Jane Faram

Communications Manager

Cassie Ireland

Operations Supervisor

Isabel Jones

Office and HR Manager

Olivia Jones

Senior Technician

Carmen Juliá


Robert Leckie


Rosa Martyn

Communications Coordinator and Mentor

Sitheag Mckinnon

Front of House Supervisor

Andy Moss

Exhibition Services Manager

Alan Parry

Finance Manager

Chloe Sclater

Front of House Assistant

Oliver Sutherland

Senior AV Technician

Rosa Tyhurst

Assistant Curator: Exhibitions and Public Programmes

Iman West

Visitor Assistant and MA Curatorial Placement

Aidan Woodburn

Deputy Director

Board of Trustees

  • Andy Braithwaite Commercial and intellectual property lawyer
  • Linda Brothwell Artist and studio holder. Associate Lecturer at Royal College of Art, London
  • Andrew Cooper, Chair Commercial property lawyer
  • Louise O'Donnell Chief Executive, John James Bristol Foundation
  • Catherine Frankpitt Founder and Director, Strike Communications
  • Tessa Jackson OBE Independent curator, writer and cultural advisor
  • Jacqueline Kingsley Fundraising and organisational development specialist
  • Marie Bak Mortensen (starting 2021) Head of Exhibitions & Interpretation, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
  • Paula Newport Director of People and Culture, Aardman Animations Ltd
  • Imran Perretta Artist and Educator
  • Jazlyn M Pinckney (starting 2021) Intersectional Inclusion Producer
  • Professor Dorothy Price Professor in History of Art, University of Bristol
Alex Cecchetti, Singing Chandelier (2018) 1000 unique blown glass pieces, waterphone, iron structure. Installation view: At the Gates of the Music Palace, Spike Island, Bristol. Photograph by Lisa Whiting

We are looking for diverse, enthusiastic and committed applicants who believe in the fundamental value of arts and culture to join our board.

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