Our People

Sue Murray

Development Officer

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John Martin

Artistic Director

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Shamuna Rahman

Office manager

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Melanie Anouf

Project Manager

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Elisa Braglia

Office Assistant

Adwoa Dickson

Project Director

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Debora Mina

Project Director

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Zephryn Taitte

Project Director

Annabel Rook

Project Director

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Sheyda O'Rang


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Emmanuel - 'E' - Alisigwe


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Bruno Correia


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Ehireme Omoaka


Anna Samant

Choir facilitator

Dean Douglas-Wood


Shamuna Rahman


Melanie Anouf


Tess Oyediran

Project Director

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Susanna Rook


Susanna is experienced as a group worker with Freedom from Torture, supporting asylum seekers and refugees. She has previously worked as a primary school teacher with expertise in special needs.

Heather Fokerd


Heather Fokerd is the director/owner of Lordship Consultancy Ltd, which provides financial services to schools. She became a chartered accountant after studying Business Management. Heather brings both financial and business acumen to the Board.

Jumoké Fashola

Jumoké Fashola is a radio broadcaster for BBC London, currently presenting "Inspirit with Jumoké Fashola", on BBC Radio London. As such she brings knowledge of the media world. She is a professional singer, media trainer and keen supporter of youth issues

Bill Gutteridge

Bill Gutteridge is a retired NHS doctor. He brings to the Board knowledge of how local and public sector organisations and government operate and interact with each other, and has experience of work with asylum seekers and refugees.

Riel Karmy-Jones QC

Riel Karmy-Jones QC was a theatre director for ten years and is now a barrister at Red Lion Chambers. She specialises in cases of human trafficking, serious sexual offences and terrorism.

Alison Meyric-Hughes

Alison Meyric-Huges is a retired university lecturer, most recently working on the Cultural Policy and Arts Management MA programme, which she founded at City University London.

Tim Moloney QC

Tim Moloney QC is a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, London, specialising in crime, control orders and administrative law. He advises on legal matters to staff and participants.

Taku Mukiwa

Sita Schutt

Sita Schutt is the director of Prospero World, a London-based charity promoting positive social change through community-based activity and public education and supporting philantropy and NGOs.

Brian St Louis QC

Brian St Louis QC is a barrister working at Fifteen New Bridge Street London, specialising in murder, firearms, sex offences, fraud and actions against the police.

Gerald Lidstone

Director of ICCE, the Institute of Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship and founder and director of the postgraduate Arts Administration and Cultural Policy course at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Chris Brown

Is a former Business Development Director for Unicef, and Head of Corporate Relations for Education Africa.

Melissa Milgate

Is a digital media specialist and Account Leader for Double Click at Google. Melissa worked at Microsoft before moving to Google.

HHJ Murray Shanks

Murray is a circuit judge and trustee of Prospero World.

John Wallace

Has a background in publishing and now runs Wallace Associates, which specialises in the creative development of small businesses.

Martin Woodward

Is an entrepreneur and managing director of Tools Group UK.

Laura Cowan

Yasmin Alibhai Brown

Jennette Arnold OBE AM

Reeta Chakrabarti

Roger Graef

Nicholas Hytner

Anish Kapoor

Lord Mair

Lord Parekh

Jon Snow

Richard Stone

Sir David Wooton

Aidan & Lucas Maechler

Peggy Batchelor

Mary Wallace

Janie Spring

HHJ Sarah Paneth

Nikki Woodward

Medaille Trust

The Roundhouse Camden

Chats Palace

Haverstock School

Refugee Council

Red Cross

Camden Council

Central St Martins

The Co-op

Goldsmiths University

Horniman Museum

Birmingham Youth Service

Rose Bruford College


Southbank Centre

Camden Centre for Learning

British Council

The UCL Academy

Camden Youth Offending Service

Praxis Community Projects

Prospero World

Camden Integrated Youth Support Service

October Gallery


The Poppy Project

London Metropolitan University

The Foundling Museum

Coram's Fields

Freedom from Torture

The British Museum


City Univeristy

Victoria & Albert Museum