After studying geography at UCL, Ines joined Capgemini’s Business Management Graduate Scheme in 2016 where she took on a variety of roles in finance, procurement and audit. She found her niche in project risk management and has worked with a variety of stakeholders in the Utilities, Automation and Public sectors. Currently a Senior Commercial Analyst, Ines is company-sponsored to obtain a formal qualification in Commercial and Contract Management.
Peter’s a Councillor for Glyndon Ward at the Royal Borough of Greenwich, having spent 22 years serving the London Borough and the Royal Borough. From 2004 – 2014, he was Deputy Leader of the Council, and Councillor with responsibility for Human Resources and Workforce Matters, Anti-Poverty, Regeneration, the Voluntary Sector and Tourism.
The performing arts have been an integral part of Liz’s life since she was three years old, and provided the catalyst for a successful career in education and the arts.
Martha’s a Director (Barrister) at Martha Grekos Legal Consultancy Limited. She specialises in Planning Law and Policy. She helps developers gain planning permission for large complex urban regeneration projects and strategic residential developments and major infrastructure projects. She’s worked on some of the most complex and politically sensitive projects in London and nationwide.
Ben’s Chief of Staff at the BBC, working across radio, children's, arts, music and education on TV, radio and online. He’s worked at the BBC for 10 years in a variety of strategic roles, helping the corporation reinvent itself for the next generation by reaching younger audiences through digital platforms.
Cllr Denise Hyland
Cllr Denise Hyland has lived in the Royal Borough of Greenwich all her working life. Denise spent her career teaching English & Drama in the Borough’s schools, working in youth centres and adult education. She was honoured to be a BAFTA judge for two years running.
Growing up Michael was involved in every possible amateur dramatic and community theatre project possible. During secondary school his enthusiasm for theatre and the arts evolved, and as soon as he was able, Michael moved to London from the north of England in pursuit of his passion.
Woolwich-born Allan has always lived locally and has strong community links. He was a Greenwich councillor for 20 years, chairing several council committees and being Mayor in that time.
Sally’s held prominent strategic roles in teaching, school improvement, curriculum development and partnership working between statutory education and the cultural sector for over 40 years.
Mary's CEO of music charity NEKO Trust which provides training, platforms and pathways into the live events industry. She grew up in South East London and has lived locally in Blackheath for more than 20 years.
Joy’s from Ireland but moved to the Woolwich area in June 2017 for work and love. She’s a chartered accountant with multinational experience and she’s been involved in process improvement projects and process re-engineering.
Lisa's Projects Manager at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance. She's a fierce campaigner for equality in education for all students who come from low-income backgrounds. She was Head of Performing Arts at Lewisham College for 16 years before being Principal of Greenwich College.
Philip’s a senior partner in the corporate law practice at international law firm Brown Rudnick LLP. He practises corporate and commercial law, with emphasis on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity, strategic investments and joint ventures.