Bridget Edwards, Chair
Founder director of Agenci.org.uk, an arts and business charity. She has over 25 years experience in the creative industries, twelve years managing cultural organisations. She holds an MA in Arts Policy and Management, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a member of the Creative Industries Federation.
Alan Ogden, Treasurer
Is co-founder of a war veterans’ charity; he worked in financial public relations for many years in the UK and the Balkans; he is a military historian and acknowledged authority on Romania and has written four travelogues on the country.
Sue Russo, Officer
Business & Employment Manager at FILMFIXER. Focused programme lead and strategic project manager, with a proven track record in strategy building, project scoping, bid writing, learning and talent development, and public/private partnership working across the film industry.
Adrian Jones, Officer
CEO YOURSTORY Chief Executive YourStory. Twenty years experience helping vulnerable young people work towards being the best they can be.
We are challenging, inspiring and supportive with our young people. We work hard to ensure we include families, schools, agencies and the community to provide the foundations for success. London, United Kingdom.
Ellen McGuinness, Officer
Trusts and Foundations Fundraiser specialising in film projects, including for the BFI and Into Film, and the wider arts and heritage sector.
Karen McCormick, Officer
Senior Development Manager at U+I plc, UK. She is keen to support the development of the local Lambeth community and the arts.
Sammy Andrews, Officer
CEO of Deviate Digital, a new digital insights agency. She is an independent consultant to the entertainment and music industry. Clients past and present include Island Records, EMI, SONY BMG, Universal Music, Comic Relief etc.
Shireen Scholtz, Officer
Arts HR, studio management, finance and sustainability research. She is currently working at Based Upon.
In memoriam, Paul Edwards, our founding Trustee & Secretary from April 2011, passed away peacefully May 2019
RIBA, retired, formerly Inspector of Historic Building and Monuments for English Heritage, and Director of the Suffolk Preservation Society.
OUR YOUTH ADVISORY PANEL
Each member of the panel is a Learn2Film2£arn alumni with a successful progression into the industry or higher education.
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OUR ADVISORY PANEL
Independent Arts & Business Consultant – Bridget Edwards, Founder & Director of AGENCI
Community Empowerment Advisor – Sam Obeng-Dokyi, founder & director of CLEN CIC
Bookkeeping & Records – Ali Reza, Groundworks
Annual Accounts – Audited by Farid Gasanov, SmallBiz Accountancy Ltd. London