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 recently completed a Masters degree in project management, and works for a new company in London.

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 recently completed 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.