The Arts for Health Team
Jessica Kent - Arts Lead
Jessica has a background in arts project management previously working for over 15 years in education and community settings as a project manager and consultant. Within a health setting, she previously was Arts Manager for the Cancer Centre Arts Programme at the Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Jessica has worked for the Trust developing the arts programme since 2009 and as Arts Lead since 2011.
Owen Hurcombe - Digital and Communications Project Worker
Owen has worked in the arts for many years, including roles with Staffs County Council, Creative Health CIC, The Brewhouse Arts Centre and Derby QUAD. Owen is responsible for all aspects of marketing, publicity, communications and funding and joined the Trust in 2021.
Helen Wilson - Project Worker
Helen’s background is in dance and she has worked in the arts and learning sector for local authorities, theatres and health organisations. She has managed arts and cultural activities in the community and health sector and has worked at the Trust since 2012.
Diana Buckle - Administrator
Diana has worked in wide variety of administrative roles including work for BBC Radio and as a legal secretary. She is also a musician and music teacher and values the role of the arts in wellbeing. She has worked at the Trust since 2012.