Rebecca Heald is Director of New Contemporaries, the annual exhibition of work by new and recent fine art graduates in the UK. She has previously worked across curatorial and education departments at Sadie Coles HQ, Tate Britain, and the Hayward Gallery. Before working in galleries she was Arts and Features Editor at telegraph.co.uk and has published widely on contemporary art. She is currently on the board of trustees at Studio Voltaire in South London. In the run-up to the 2010 UK election she worked with leading artists to make posters encouraging people to debate key issues and vote.