Starting out as a stage manager, he has been head of production for the London Jazz Festival, company manager for Scottish Opera and the Edinburgh International Festival, an agent for IMG Artists vocal division, run venues, toured extensively and produced many musical events and tours including Blue Planet; Live! at the Royal Festival Hall for the BBC.
Dan Stinson has worked all his life in music and drama, mainly in opera, but also in theatre, jazz and world music.
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Dr Michael Birchall is a curator and academic with an interest in social and participatory arts.
Ralph has lived in or around Liverpool for most of his life and is a partner in the property team at Hill Dickinson Solicitors working in the City Centre.
Gabriella Chauke is a Group Management Accountant at Peel Ports Group and joined the Bluecoat board as a Development Board Member in January 2021.
Sri Sarker is a Liverpool based consultant with expertise in artist, policy and business development.
Jamie Eastman has an accomplished career in arts and culture including contemporary art, performance and music.