Meet the Team

Meet the team behind Coventry UK City of Culture 2021. View the whole team below or click on the department titles to view each of its members. 

We have three creative producing teams with specific remits around caring for our local community and the issues faced, collaborating with people and organisations in the city and developing a dynamic programme led by a team who will be future-facing, pioneering new partnerships, new ways of working and people-powered.

For more information on the regionally-based Collaborative City team please view our map here: Collaborative City Map

Martin Sutherland

Chief Executive

Laura McMillan

Director of Operations and Legacy

Chenine Bhathena

Creative Director

Jacob Gough

Production Director

Janaki O'Halpin

Executive Support Officer

Jasmin Jones

Executive Assistant

Helene Gray

PA to the Directors

Jenine Martin

Creative Assistant

Jacqui Gavin

Senior Producer, Caring City

Elizabeth Lawal

Associate Producer, Caring City

Hannah Graham

Associate Producer, Caring City

Megan Evans

Associate Producer, Caring City

Ellen Booth

Producer, South West, Collaborative City

Molly Adkins

Producer, South East, Collaborative City

Jacqui Ibbotson

Programmes Manager and Producer, North West, Collaborative City

Navkiran Mann

Producer, Foleshill and Longford, Collaborative City

Alice Williams

Producer, Henley and Wyken, Collaborative City

Emma Harrabin

Commercial Manager

James Gibson

Commercial Events Producer

Jon Davis

Senior Producer, Dynamic City

Amanda Roberts

Green Futures Programme Manager, Dynamic City

Hannah Rouse

Green Futures Coordinator, Dynamic City

Titi Dawudu

Young People and Youthfulness Programme Manager, Dynamic City

Tony Guillan

Digital Curator, Dynamic City

Byron Biroli

Exhibitions Curator

Sophie Humphries

Production Coordinator, Coventry Moves, Dynamic City

Ruth Richardson

Head of Team Development

Juliet Colley

Office Manager

Billy Partridge

Head of Ticketing

Jen Marscheider

Head of Marketing

James Gorry

Head of Communications

David O'Hara

Head of Marketing (Events)

Louise Sinclair

Marketing Manager

Aaron Keane

Graphic Designer

Matt Fife

Marketing Officer

Ellie Hail

Communications Officer

Francis Stojsavljevic

Marketing Assistant

Liz Draper

Head of Corporate Partnerships

Nicole Malatesta

Corporate Development Manager

Laura Pottinger

Trusts and Foundations Manager

Annabel Decoust

Development Team Administrator

David Caldwell

Finance Manager

Jonathan Brett

Management Accountant

Prudence Illene

Senior Finance Officer

Mark Scott

Monitoring and Data Manager

Jakub Jezierski

Monitoring Officer

Bethan Davies

Head of Production

Eleanor Mottram

Head of Programme

Lashana Charles-Queely

Programme Coordinator

Carys Tavener

Production Manager

Claire Manley

Production Manager

Elizah Jackson

Production Manager

Catherine Partridge

Production Coordinator

Chief Inspector Helen Kirkman

Policing lead City of Culture Team

Sally Duff

Project manager City of Culture Team

Kerry Blakeman

Co-ordination, readiness and Operational Delivery Lead

Catherine Stock

Community Engagement, Partnership Development, Problem Solving and Evaluation Lead

Sgt Julie Harrison

Community Engagement, Partnership Development, Problem Solving and Evaluation

Sgt Amy Wright

Co-ordination and readiness, operational delivery

Tam Kaur Gulati

Leadership Programme Coordinator

Sarah Harding

HR Officer