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Richard Sobey

As a place-making consultant, Richard creates strategies, designs projects, develops policies and evaluates actions, working with clients across the urban planning, local government, cultural and heritage sectors internationally. As a creative producer of experimental place-making labs and arts installations with over 25 years of professional experience, Richard creates people-focussed interventions that test approaches to urban


Sud Basu

Sud is a Creative Producer and has worked in the arts for over 15 years. His career has spanned local Government, funding bodies, commercial agencies as well as artist led companies – with time spent at organisations such as the Greater London Authority, Arts Council England, London Legacy Development Corporation and The Place. He is


Mark Taylor

Mark has lived in Bedford for over 30 years and spent most of his career working for membership bodies in health and the arts.  For over 20 years he was CEO of the Museums Association, the organisation that represents museums and galleries in the UK and those that work in them.  Now retired, he volunteers


Paul Messam

Paul Messam was born and educated (sort of!) in South London.  After the briefest of spells as a boy soldier in the Army (Queens Regiment) he spent four years at two art schools – Epsom and Salisbury and remained a Territorial soldier in the same regiment for 7 years. During this time Paul, a keen athlete,


Sue Reed

Sue has lived in Bedford for over 30 years and during that time has worked in Health Services, Voluntary Sector and Local Authority. A major part of Sue’s work has been developing services for children and young people, particularly for those who need additional support. Sue has also have experience of working with adults with


Samantha Matthews

Sam is Head of Communications & Partnerships for a creative learning charity called Artis Foundation and has over 11 years’ experience of working in a senior marketing role. She has dedicated her career to working in the arts across a variety of roles including marketing, theatre management and stage management. Sam is delighted to join