Andrea is the owner of Huella and Director of Wanderlust. Working in and supporting the development of the cultural and digital industries for more than a decade she is an entrepreneur with a designers aesthetic. Currently supporting a number of CDI start ups Andrea is interested in creating platforms to share knowledge and generate ideas and she has immersed herself in creative enterprise and technology. A fan of remix culture her design and open source film projects lead to a scholarship awarded by NESTA in 2004 to undertake a research Master of Enterprise Art & Design. A current member of the Sheffield Regional Leadership Program she ‘keeps a hand in’ producing prints for her gallery.
Peter has worked in technology industries for organisations such as Virgin Atlantic, Orange, BT and IBM. Originally working as a software developer Peter went on to study social psychology after which he was awarded a distinction for his Msc in Occupational Psychology. Claiming to scratch an intellectual itch Peter has gone on to develop innovative ITSM projects exploring the ‘Human’ aspect of Information Technology through his company Fairday Research Ltd. With many strings to his bow Peter has brought his ideas about culture to many stages, performing literary works at major festivals and Djing at numerous nights across the UK. Pete is usually the one we book to play the after party.
Sally is an experimenter on the fringes of creative culture. Setting up Craft and Make style projects in the mid Noughties she went on to found The Bells and Whistles Project specialising in Arts Education and helping start ups exploit the potential of their uniqueness. Taking on all comers from public institutions to grassroots community projects Sally is a fountain of ideas connecting dots on the horizon, an opportunist arts imaginer she teeters on the edge of possibility. She also owns five chickens and can rustle up an amazing Akee and Saltfish.
Having worked with a wide variety community and business groups across Yorkshire and the East Midlands Sara now brings that knowledge to Arts Council England where she leads on diversity and equality in the East Midlands. Sara is a avid supporter of creative culture who’s dedication to exploring the worlds of art, music and film has become the catalyst for her work with the highly regarded Cultural Leadership Program of which she is now an associate. A regular on BBC Radio Sheffield and a qualified NLP Practitioner you will find her at any number of events across the region where she will be connecting the people and ideas through her extensive networks and mind control…