Charlotte Christesen (she/her)

Head of Development, Battersea Arts Centre

Charlotte is an arts fundraising professional with over 12 years’ experience in the performing arts including most recently as Deputy Development Director at the Royal Court Theatre where she was responsible for devising the theatre’s individual giving strategy, increasing the income generated year on year with an emphasis on major giving.

Guy Gadney (he/him)

Guy Gadney runs Charisma, the ground-breaking storytelling platform powered by artificial intelligence.

Sarah Lau (she/her)

Communications Manager, Mishcon de Reya

Sarah is a communications professional with over 15 years’ experience leading strategy and programme delivery in stakeholder engagement, marketing and branding.

Professor Anthony Lilley OBE (Chair)

Director, Scenario Two Ltd

Anthony is a theatre and media practitioner and theorist with a background in creative, policy and academic spheres.

Iris Maor (she/her)

Head of Integrated Production, Zinc Media plc

Iris is a senior media executive specialising in factual content for TV, cinema and digital platforms.

Laura McDermott (she/her)

Creative Director of Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts.

Razi Mireskandari (he/him)

Managing Partner, Simons Muirhead Burton

Razi is a civil litigator and eminent media lawyer.

Simon Williams (he/him)

Head of Audience and Content Planning, Royal Opera House

Simon Williams has over 20 years’ experience in advertising, media and broadcasting and digital product development.