Trustees

Adam Barnard
Adam is a playwright, theatre director and journalist. He was previously joint chief executive of Company of Angels (now Boundless Theatre), a UK charity which (among other things) disbursed bursary grants to up-and-coming theatremakers. As a journalist, he has written for The Times and The Guardian.

Ben Bird
Ben studied photography at UCA Rochester alongside Beccy. His work has been exhibited at the Turner Contemporary, Margate; Royal Collage of Art, London; and Art Language Location festival, Cambridge. Ben also works in a F.E. college as a technician and occasional photography tutor. www.benbirdphoto.com

Katri Kärkkäinen
Katri studied photography at UCA Rochester alongside Beccy. She worked as a photographer and gallery assistant at various organisations in Finland before coming back to the UK. She is due to complete a Masters degree in project management this September.

Thorbjørn Tellefsen
Thorbjørn studied photography at UCA Rochester alongside Beccy. He was previously an Editorial Product Specialist at Getty Images, and now works as a Business Development Manager for Agence France-Presse (AFP). Thorbjørn has also been involved with the Renaissance Photography Prize for several years.

Janet Vassie
Beccy’s mum. Former administrator at a UK solicitors firm, and current owner of Peaceful Warrior and Janet Botanics – a yoga school and aromatherapy practice – based in Spain and the UK.

Kelly Vassie
Beccy’s sister. Kelly is finishing an MRes in philosophy of science and arts practice at Birkbeck. Previously, Kelly worked in theatre as a stage designer, including  productions at the Arcola, Finborough, and BAC in London; the Minack Theatre, Cornwall and Norden Arts Centre, Surrey. She also has experience working for education charities and NGOs.