Meet The Team

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Sarah Walley

Senior Programme Manager

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Rick Hall

Founder and Associate

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Megan Shore

Communications Executive and Festival Producer

TRUSTEES

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CHRYS ALLEN

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Fine Artist

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KATIE BUCHANAN

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Head of Sustainability at Virgin Media

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HASMITA CHAVDA

VICE CHAIR

Freelance Business Advisor

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ALASTAIR GIBBONS

TRUSTEE

Portfolio Manager at the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

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KAREN LINDLEY

TRUSTEE

Finance & School Business Manager

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ANTONY BELLEKOM

TRUSTEE

Creative consultant and former Managing Editor of BBC Radio 2 & BBC 6 Music.

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JOE BURTON

CHAIR

Education & Public Engagement Manager at the Linnean Society

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DIANE GELON

TRUSTEE

Lawyer

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LIZ KAVANAGH

TRUSTEE

Activity Centre Manager, Great Ormond Street Hospital

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PAULINE MOUSKIS

TREASURER

Head of Finance, Charity Sector

Special Mention

Cathy Bereznicki

FORMER CHAIR

Our wonderful Cathy died in February 2016, aged 62, following heart surgery. She was a champion of opportunities for young people and dedicated so much energy and enthusiam to the work of Ignite!.

Cathy was a long-serving member of the west London choir the Addison Singers and performed regularly at their concerts.

We continue our work at Ignite! in Cathy's honour, to bring creativity and opportunities to children and young people. Cathy lives on within Ignite!.

 

Read more about Cathy's life and work here:

The Guardian Obituary: Cathy Bereznicki.