The Team

We’ve built up a fantastic team to deliver Hull’s year as UK City of Culture 2017. Find out who we all are and what we do.

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Emma Morris

Executive Director & Joint CEO

Katy Fuller

Creative Director & Joint CEO

Corporate & Finance

Jo Franklin

Business Director

James Crawford

Head of Corporate Operations

Sam Kind

Finance Manager

Soifur Rahman

Finance Officer

Brian Harry

Corporate Operations Coordinator

Programme & Delivery

Kane Blythe

Gallery Assistant, Humber Street Gallery

Lindsay Stockley


John Heffernan

Senior Curator, Humber Street Gallery

Lily Mellor

Associate Producer

Rebecca Clark

Producing Team Coordinator

Kate West

Assistant Curator, Humber Street Gallery

Louis Jones

Gallery Operations Assistant, Humber Street Gallery

David Cleary

Gallery Assistant, Humber Street Gallery

Clare Holdstock

Gallery Assistant, Humber Street Gallery

Partnerships & Development

James Trowsdale

Head of Partnerships & Development

Emma Hepworth

Partnerships & Development Coordinator

Arts Development (Hull City Council)

Paul Holloway

Arts & Events Manager

Ruth Drake

Arts Development Officer

Clare Drury

Arts Development Officer

Marketing, Communities & Legacy

Shaun Crummey

Head of Volunteering

Elinor Unwin

Head of Monitoring & Evaluation

Jack Dunkerley

Box Office & Visitor Experience Coordinator

Melissa Page

Project Assistant

Harriet Johnson

Volunteer Programme Manager

Abigail Bell

Volunteer Programme Development Officer

Visit Hull & East Yorkshire

Anthony Yates

Tourism Manager

Dan Wheeler

Tourism Development Officer

Tina Mott

Tourism Development Assistant

Liz Neal

Business Tourism Officer

Meredith Trowsdale

Toursim Development Officer

Ellie Walkington

Business Tourism Officer

Nicola Capes

Business Tourism

Elaine Larney

Business Tourism

Events (Hull City Council)

Jonathon Black

Events Technical Officer

Cheryl Ribbitt

Events Officer

Helen Thackeray

Events Officer

Michelle Kidd

Events Officer

Glynis Steward

Service Support Officer