Gareth Binns Chief Executive
Gareth brings a wealth of experience and knowledge about developing learning environments, programmes and resources. A Fellow of the RSA, he was formerly Head of Education and Interpretation at the National Trust, Director of Learning at Nesta, Keeper of Learning and Information at the British Museum, and CEO of the Sorrell Foundation. As well as other trustee roles, Gareth is a governor at an academy for 11-18 year olds.
Emma Callow Imagination Lab Manager
Emma has worked extensively with under-privileged children and young people, many with special needs, using the arts, creativity and therapeutic communication to promote well-being and personal development. She has helped deliver Pop Up Parks events, coaches individuals and groups, and has won an innovation award for her work with students at Kingston College.
Lucian Cobley Carr Team Operations Assistant
Most recently Lead Project Manager at a creative marketing agency, Lucian brings a wealth of experience in project management and process implementation. Previously he worked in the charity sector for Hands on London as Logistics Coordinator, managing the London-wide campaign, ‘Wrap up London’.
Jennifer Coleman Director of Development
Formerly Head of Volunteer Board Fundraising at the NSPCC, where she started her career as a graduate trainee. Jennifer was part of the core team that drove the £250m FULL STOP Appeal and developed the Society’s flagship Art Ball.
Robert Cresswell Finance Director (part-time)
Robert is a strategic and commercial finance director specialising in the charity sector. He’s a qualified chartered accountant with experience in a Big Four firm. He has most recently worked with the Invictus Games and is a trustee and treasurer for a local care home.
Tom Doust Director of Experience and Learning
Tom Doust has spent 15 years dedicating his career to public engagement and participation programmes across the education, cultural and design sectors. He is founder of Pop up Parks, was a 2013 Clore Social Fellow with Nesta and is co-founder of the social action charity Envision.
Kathryn Wilson Team Operations Manager
Previously Assistant to the Director at the Foundling Museum and a trainee at the City of London Festival, Kathryn has excellent administration and project management skills. A graduate of UCL, she has also completed a Masters in History of Art at Birkbeck University.
Henrietta Yoxall Director of Marketing and Communications
Henrietta has been working in non-profit Marketing and Communications for many years with a focus on youth and education. Formerly Director of MarComms at Booktrust she managed the Bookstart reading programme and subsequently worked as Head of MarComms at WorldSkills UK encouraging young people to attend The Skills Show and be inspired about vocational careers.