Trustees

Cat Harrison (Chair), is an artist and producer. As an Artists’ Producer at Artsadmin Cat mostly looks after socially engaged, participatory projects that take place in unusual settings, as well as organising tours of works across the UK and globally. Currently Cat has the pleasure of working with artists including Amy Sharrocks, Caroline Wright, Chris Dobrowolski, Curious, Stacy Makishi and Tania El-Khoury. Cat is also an award-winning, founding artist with non zero one, who make interactive experiences for public spaces such as “Put Her Forward” (2018) which doubled the amount of statues of women in the UK by asking the public to nominate inspirational living women to be 3D scanned and printed into small statues. Cat has also set up Morning Producers to support freelance contemporary performance producers, and gives various talks and speeches, often about what it’s like working in the arts sector.

Billy Ridgers is an experienced educational film maker. He is director of Team Video Productions the educational publisher. His most recent production Who Runs This Place? takes a critical look at political power in Britain through the eyes of 16-18 year olds.

Mark Kowalik, a lawyer with 25 years experience of advising trustees (although mostly of pension schemes rather than charities), who has a wide interest in the Arts from traditional theatre and fine art to modern dance and indie music.

Marta Sala Font is a film and broadcast producer, with a background in producing filmic experiences for online audiences to enjoy live theatre performances wherever they are.  She collaborates and supports arts organisations and companies to reach bigger and wider audiences through their video content. Her vast experience in live stream production and distribution helps her provide a holistic support to the most inexperienced and guide them through the journey of developing their own content strategy and becoming a more public facing digital organisation.

Michael Brinton, professionally Michael has almost a decade of banking experience, with a focus on interest rate markets and risk management. Prior to moving to London in 2010, he spent several years working in Singapore and previously studied in Seattle at the University of Washington. When he’s not following the markets, Michael can often be found practicing flying trapeze, trying to make up for lost time having only found the joy of circus arts after university (and at a very amateur level).

Tracey Low is currently Executive Producer at Manchester International Festival. For MIF Tracey has produced work with artists including Douglas Gordon, Peter Sellars, Robert Wilson, Marina Abramović, Inne Goris, Punchdrunk, Young@Heart Chorus, Neil Bartlett and Oily Cart. Tracey studied Theology at the University of Manchester.

Previous trustees:

Thanks to Jessica Hepburn, Gavin Stride, Alison Duthie, Amy Belson, Chris Thomson, Jeni Walwin, Jessica Choi, Mary Helen Young Sarah Macnee and Steve Clarke.