Our Board

‘Piw yw an rewler omma?’ Who’s in charge around here?

Time, energy, blood, sweat and tears; our talented board of advisors give it all.

  • Julie Seyler

    Julie has been the Chief Operating and Finance Officer at Hall for Cornwall from 2017. She is currently part of the leadership team tasked with delivering the ambitious £20 million capital scheme.  Prior to this Julie was the Culture Programme Lead at Cornwall Council for 15 years with responsibility for arts, archives, creative industries, the Cornish language, museums and World Heritage Sites, raising over £30 million for the sector. She was previously Executive Director of Creative Kernow and the General Manager at Kneehigh Theatre.

  • Jack Morrison

    Jack is Project Manager at FEAST, and spends a lot of his time developing ideas with artists and managing FEAST systems. He was born in Redruth, about six hundred yards from where his desk is now.   

    Jack studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, has worked on many international projects and was the first Stage Manager hired by the Globe Theatre in London where he remained for eight years. He moved back down to Cornwall in 2002 and has worked all over Cornwall with companies such as the Eden Project, The Works and Kneehigh. 

  • Peter Kirby

    Pete is a writer and artist living at the end of a dirt track in Cornwall with his wife, daughters and dog. His work has appeared in The Guardian, Design Museum, Channel 4, LACMA, Tate St Ives and London Architectural Biennale.

    He was Creative Director at ad agency HHCL overseeing global brands, helped Eden kickstart The Big Lunch and collaborates freely on commercial and cultural projects. Pete lectures at Falmouth University and chairs Gorran School Governors. He is currently working on a US housing project built around food, an arts-based social network and a vigilante DIY Internet 180km above earth.

  • Kim Conchie

    Kim was appointed CEO of Cornwall Chamber of Commerce in 2012, working to build a dedicated team and increase the Chamber’s range of services. He gained a joint honours degree in English Literature and Economics, before taking up a number of commercial roles in the publishing sector. In 1986, he founded Brass Tacks Publishing which became one of the UK’s leading contract publishers and website agencies. Today, Kim is a member of, and chairs, several business and education boards.

  • Sarah Pym

    After ten years as a teacher, Sarah made the switch to arts management, and in 1986 became joint founder of Sterts, the arts centre on Bodmin Moor with an open-air theatre. In 1995 she moved to the Barbican Theatre, Plymouth, as General Manager, before coming back to Cornwall in 2006 to work part-time at The Works on theatre development.

    Sarah became self-employed in February 2014 and continues to work on a freelance basis as an Action Learning Facilitator and Project Manager for Access Theatre, as well as other projects.  She is current chair of Scary Little Girls.

  • Lindsey Hall

    Lindsey Hall is CEO and co-founder of RIO. Her track record in the public and private sectors as a social entrepreneur, thinker and leader has seen her set up and develop products and services across the creative, learning and education sectors.

    Lindsey is a NESTA Cultural Leadership fellow, an INSEAD graduate, a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a board member of RISE.