Curator, Radio Presenter, and Photographer in England, United Kingdom
BBC Presenter/DJ, Coaching Pro, Curator of PhotoCity London, HIP Gallery & Hull International Photography Festival, CEO at The Creative & Cultural Company; this includes coaching & facilitating community groups, developing events, training & recourses, studio/office/exhibition space and voluntary services to the local area & creative & cultural sector partners internationally. Currently also in 16th year as an award-winning BBC Presenter/DJ/Producer. I work at many events as a stage host, speaker/ panellist, trainer, BBC Music Photographer & Denon DJ. I am Chair of The World Drumming Network and proud to be Graduands Marshall at Hull University.
As a Coach & Mentor, I work with groups & individuals to empower & facilitate positive development. Mainly with artists, performers, entrepreneurs & groups in creative industries & education, plus therapy & executive clients. Unlocking creative potential & sharing skills to communicate effectively. Using NLP, Counselling, Clean Language/Space, David Grove's Emergent Knowledge, Symbolic Modeling, Meditation and other tried & tested tools. Coaching. To think creatively, manage states, stress, thoughts & feelings, change outcomes, focus and feel better. Customers have included Armstrong Learning, Cheshire Training, Youth Services, Leeds Uni, Hull Uni, Bridlington School, BBC, Hull Culture & Leisure, DofE Awards, NHS, Creative Projects Ltd, Volcom, city councils, charities, private & voluntary sector companies and many individuals.
Specialities: Coaching, curating, creative solutions, empowerment. creative & cultural industries, photography, music, arts & social education. Experienced Social Enterprise CEO developing new models of sustainable business.
Previously: Produced for MTV, BBCi, BBC2, taught Camera for BBC LearnXpress. Youth Arts Facilitator. Outreach Coord' at Arts Council NPO-Music Industry Yorkshire. Award-winning short film producer.