Kerry Cleland

Kerry has worked as a performer for over 10 years and has much passion and drive for creating work and performing with early years audiences and children with complex needs. Expecting Something has been a project that she has admired since it’s beginnings and she is now delighted to be on board with the Starcatchers… Read more »

Judith Walsh

Judith joined Starcatchers in 2019 following ten years running The Creative Consortium, which provides general management for a diverse portfolio of Scottish ensembles, festivals and arts organisations. She is co-founder of award-winning Nevis Ensemble, Scotland’s street orchestra, and is Chair of creative commissioning organisation, Remembered/Imagined.

Laura Kearney

Laura joined Starcatchers in 2018. She loves securing funding for charities, making the pieces of a puzzle come together. Her passion is to help charities grow and meet their ambitions and ultimately help make a difference. She is excited to be part of the Starcatchers team and to be involved in the world of creativity… Read more »

Natalie Gibson

Natalie has worked in an administration and marketing role since 2014. She has years of experience working and volunteering in the children’s sector which has taken her both overseas as well as closer to home. Natalie started working for Starcatchers in 2018 and is very excited to be part of the team. She believes that… Read more »

Adrian Harris

Adrian has spent over forty years working in and running cultural organisations. He held the post of Chief Executive of The Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh for fourteen years presenting, promoting and producing live concerts and gigs across all styles of music. From 1995 – 2002 he was Director of the Nuffield Theatre at Lancaster University and,… Read more »

Vel Gnanendran

VEL HAS SPENT NEARLY 20 YEARS WORKING ON INTERNATIONAL POLICY. HE IS CURRENTLY A DIRECTOR AT THE LARRY ELLISON FOUNDATION AND WAS PREVIOUSLY THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AT THE DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT. HE HAS ALSO WORKED AT THE FOREIGN OFFICE, CABINET OFFICE AND TREASURY INCLUDING VARIOUS ROLES OVERSEAS, MOST RECENTLY IN TANZANIA. VEL HAS EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE… Read more »

Catherine Wilson

Catherine has worked a writer, arts administrator and workshop facilitator since 2014. The drive behind her work is to make the arts approachable and engaging for those who cannot normally access it. She has delivered workshops and managed training programmes for and with some of Edinburgh’s most vulnerable communities. Catherine has also travelled the world… Read more »

Ben Fletcher-Watson

Dr Ben Fletcher-Watson manages the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh. He holds a PhD in Drama from the University of St Andrews, and has studied at Emory University and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. His research interests include theatre for Early Years, relaxed performance and neurodiverse arts, and… Read more »

Greg Sinclair

  Greg Sinclair is an award-winning musician and live artist. He makes children’s theatre with two clear aims: he starts with a musical idea, and he collaborates with children to make his work. His performance Sonata for a Man and a Boy was the winner of the 2013 Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland award for… Read more »

Gemma Statham

Gemma is an experienced lawyer with a broad range of experience across a number of sectors. Currently she works in the legal team at RBS and is primarily responsible for providing legal advice to the bank in relation to its strategic projects. Prior to this, Gemma worked at a large law firm as a corporate and commercial… Read more »