Who we are > Our non-executive directors

We are delighted to be supported by five experienced non-executive directors.

Dan Lake

Dan has a broad range of skills in the arts and education with extensive experience as a programme manager and event producer.  He nurtures projects from early stages with vision and drive, and is skilled in leading teams and event production management.  Dan enjoys on-the-ground delivery, and relishes creative approaches which surprise, delight and empower people to exceed their own expectations of themselves.

Dan chairs Culture Shift’s Board.

Stuart Gill

Stuart-Gill-thumbStuart is a youth worker, teacher, and trainer with several decades of experience, mostly in the public sector. He has specialised in training and staff development since being a team leader and manager with extensive experience of developing and delivering workforce training in youth work, and health behaviour change. He has written and delivered bespoke and accredited courses at FE and HE level including work at three universities. His experience also includes exploring and solving issues within partnership working across sectors. Stuart has an NVQ Level Four Learning and Development award (CIPD) and an MA in Public Sector Partnership working. He is now an active volunteer with Arts Connect, and in particular he runs a Books Beyond Words project for adults with learning difficulties at a local library.

Andy Green

Andy is Deputy Principal at Chichester College in West Sussex, a £50m college with 5000 full time learners. He began his career in retail management, joining the ‘House of Fraser’ graduate training programme after graduating from Nottingham University with a Chemistry Degree. He moved to Boots three years later but then retrained as a teacher in 1996, gaining a Master’s in Education in 2000. His career in FE now spans 18 years, holding a range of senior positions at City College, Brighton and Hove before moving to his current post as Deputy Principal at Chichester College in September 2010. Andy has overall responsibility for Teaching, Learning, Curriculum and Quality across the College and was nominee in March 2014 when the College achieved overall outstanding in their Ofsted inspection. He is also the joint owner and Chief Executive of Brighton Film School, a private provider offering degree level courses in practical film making.

Jane Morley

Jane is an event director with over 15 years’ experience producing and delivering exceptional commercial events across the cultural and creative spectrum. She is currently director of award winning event agency Superglue where she works with brands and businesses to help them grow audiences and increase revenue.  She also works with a range of organisations as a freelance consultant helping them to develop their commercial and cultural event programmes. Clients include Coca Cola, 02, British Land, Royal Opera House, Round House, London 2012, D&AD, LB Southwark, IoD and top 10 advertising agency VCCP.

Lorna Palmer

Lorna is an arts and learning producer with years of experience in delivering complex engagement projects for arts and cultural organisations like the BBC, Tate and Natural History Museum, including managing the BBC’s digital learning centre (21CC). Lorna is currently working for Arts Council England managing funding relationships and on strategy development for engaging children and young people in arts & cultural learning, and in a freelance capacity with Unthinkable Digital as an associate helping to shape digital strategy and create digital experiences for clients including BBC Learning, National Portrait Gallery, Southbank Centre and others.

Linda Salway

Linda is an arts strategist, project manager, workshop leader and drama teacher. She has an MA in Arts and Cultural Management alongside her teaching qualifications and is presently Head of Partnership at Eastbourne College where she also teaches drama and established the dance and Arts Award programme. She is the Chair of the Eastbourne Schools Partnership. She has worked as a theatre education director and young people’s theatre producer. She was arts manager for Waverley Borough Council from 1997- 2005 and the co-ordinator of Arts Partnership Surrey. Linda is a Gold Arts Award assessor, a trustee of Lewes Live Literature, a Director of the Eastbourne Chamber of Commerce, a non-executive director of Culture Shift and a governor of Alfriston School. She has also been an advisor for the Arts Council on young people’s work and a board member of Creative Future. She is a Fellow of the RSA.