Meet the Team

Dr. Mandy Curtis
Event Director | Global Educator

BACKGROUND: History of Art & Archaeology Degree (Africa and Asia) | PGCE Primary | PhD: Human Geography

EXPERIENCE: 20 years in events, education and research, with a focus on diversity, inclusion and community. Lecturer in International Event Management with University of  Brighton.

ENJOYS: Camper van trips, live music

PHOTO CREDITS: Alexander Brattell

Meena Winter
Senior Event Producer

BACKGROUND: BA Hons Language Studies with German and Public Relations

EXPERIENCE: 15 years experience in Marketing, Events and Business Development.

ENJOYS: Travelling, gym, walking and spending time with my family and friends.

Lesley Shareif
Accounts Administrator

BACKGROUND: BA Hons Development Studies.

EXPERIENCE: 12 years in project & general office administration and 20 years in accounts based environments.

ENJOYS: Photography, badminton, reading, travelling, theatre, concerts

Ruth England
Global Educator

BACKGROUND: Fine Art, Post Graduate Certificate in Education: Post Compulsory Education, Post Graduate Certificate: Education for Sustainability

EXPERIENCE: Community Artist and Active Citizenship facilitator, 10 years working in Global Education, coordinating work with schools and teacher training.

ENJOYS: Art, photography, swimming, languages

Sandra Hui
Digital Media Officer

BACKGROUND: Designer and programmer.

EXPERIENCE: 12+ years designing for a wide range of industries including non-profit companies and international commercial entities.

ENJOYS: Reading, crocheting, designing and sitting in beanbags with a mug of hot chocolate.

PHOTO CREDITS: Sara-Lou Bowrey

Johanna Carter
Volunteers Coordinator




Juan Bishop
Marketing and Production Officer