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Area Education Manager

Company Name Workers’ Educational Association

Dates Employed  August 2017 – Present

Location Nottingham, United Kingdom

Responsible for a team of five delivering adult community learning in Nottingham County and Nottingham City.

Freelance Consultant

Company Name Carter-Davies

Dates Employed February 1996 – Present

Location Nottinghamshire

Exploring digital media in relation to society. Projects have included commissioning of organisational websites, bid management for digital inclusion bids, arts within a corporate environment and establishing a digital practitioners’ network in Nottingham

Freelance Bid Coordinator & Project Manager

Company Name Accelerate Nottingham

Dates Employed November 2005 – July 2006

Location Nottingham, United Kingdom

Delivering the first submission for Nottingham’s multi agency £7m Digital Challenge bid. In addition I provided project management for Pixel Lab’s delivery of the BBC Innovation Lab in Manchester.

Nottingham Community Involvement Organiser

Company Name Workers’ Educational Association

Dates Employed October 2009 – August 2017

Location Nottingham, United Kingdom

Managing and developing the curriculum delivery for adult learning across the City of Nottingham. I line manage a small team in addition to a growing team of sessional contract tutors. My work includes partnership development to ensure that courses are a good fit within a venue and time slot for the students. Over the past four years my team has delivered year on year growth for the target outputs. I also contribute to policy development for the WEA East Midlands Region and Nationally in the sphere of new media.

Business Development Executive

Company Name EM Media

Dates Employed 2001 – 2003

Supporting media companies to develop business models and draw down development ERDF. Keep abreast of national and local policy and feed into strategic overview.

Culture Manager

Company Name Partnership Council

Dates Employed Jul 2007 – Feb 2009

Initially employed under contract to gain a strategic overview of the viability of establishing Cultural Quarter status for a district in Nottingham. I then became self-funding through project initiation and delivery. Projects have included the establishment of a viable Social Enterprise, a range of media-based projects working with young people at risk of social exclusion and a city reputation project cantered on the release of a music CD and live event.


Company Name dotink

Dates Employed 1996 – 2002

Web design and delivery to smaller companies. A two year contract with the Nottingham University’s Innovation Online project, a two year project for Experian and a one year project for Frontrunner Cisco as part of the three person team implementing Autonomy.

Thanks to my good friend Adam at 13souls for the playful little logo.