The Team

The Team

Without Walls is run by group of  individuals from a variety of disciplines. We are committed to making the outdoor arts sector in England the best it can be. You find out more about us here.

Adam Cooper

Finance Manager

Anaïs Biaux

Creative Development & Partnerships Manager

Annika Edge

Head of Operations and Finance (Strategic Lead, TNP)

Daniel Teixeira

Project and Events Coordinator

David Morgan

Programme Manager

Ed Cox

Communications and Development Manager

Irene Segura

International Relations & Talent Development Manager

Kutlwano Mongae

Finance and Operations Assistant

Mimosa Connor

Project Manager

Ralph Kennedy


Sara Riccardi

Office Administrator

Sophie Akbar

Development Producer

Steph Lumby

Marketing and Project Administration Assistant

Tess Farley

Project Manager

Board of Directors

Without Walls is governed by a Board of Directors that ensures the consortium delivers on its mission, aims, and objectives.

Board members are drawn from consortium partners and independent external voices with specialist expertise.

Dr Jane Ali-Knight

Professor in Festival and Event Management at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland and Visiting Professor at Curtin University, Australia

Jo Burns

Chair of Without Walls

Andrew Comben

Chief Executive of Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival

Mark Denbigh

Head of Production & Programme for Norfolk & Norwich Festival

Darren Grice

Deputy Chief Executive of the Rochdale Borough Cultural Trust.

Lew Hodges

Chartered Accountant

Andrew Loretto

Hat Fair and Playmakers Director

Caron Wint

Investment Administrator/Project Manager/Arts Officer

Anthony Missen

Co-Founder of Company Chameleon

Ivan Wadeson

Executive Director of Manchester City of Literature

Rachel Wood

Arts Development Officer for Oldham Council

Key contacts

  • For commissioning and co-commissioning opportunities: David Morgan (Programme Manager)
  • For information about how to join our networks: Annika Edge (Head of Operations and Finance (Strategic Lead, TNP))
  • For marketing and communications: Ed Cox (Communications and Development Manager)

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