RIO is packed full of experienced, talented people focused on making a real difference

Alex Sparrow


Amy Cooper

Programme Coordinator

Andy Stuart


Cat Edwards

Marketing Coordinator

Claire Honey

Head of Cultural Experiences

Corinne Ponton

Programme Coordinator

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David Nottage

Non Executive Director

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Deshni Pyndiah


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Ed Whitelaw

Head of Enterprise and Regeneration

Ed Hart

Programme Lead

Emma Hamblin


Evie Johnson

Marketing Intern

Francesca Hawkesworth

Programme Coordinator

Gary Futcher

Programme Lead

George Hardwick

Consultant (Creative Industries)

Helen Power


Jamie Knight

Programme Coordinator

Jemima Hurlock

Programme Operations and Reporting Manager

Jenny Bishop

Head of Marketing

Jodie White

Head of Finance

Jonathan Clitheroe

Head of Challenge Based Learning

Kate Reed

Head of Employability and Pathways

Kate Rowlands


Kelly Davies


Laura Woodger

Programme and Operations Lead

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Lenna Bithell

Reporting and Claims Manager

Lewis Gerry

Programme Coordinator

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Lindsey Hall

Chief Executive

Louisa Luke

Contract Manager

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Louise Evans

Facilities Lead

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Matt Little

Head of Impact and Research

Madeline Hall

Programme Coordinator

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Michaela Beck

Reporting and Claims Manager

Naomi Walsh

HR and Training Coordinator

Nazim Ansari

Finance Assistant

Paul Baxter


Rachael Barratt

Junior Finance Assistant

Rich Lake

Project Administrator

Ruby Barter

Programme Coordinator

Sam Spake

Ambitions Coach

Sophie Hembroke

Learning Facilitator

Steve Clark

Head of Resourcing

Tillila Antonio

Trainee Ambitions Coach

Tim Martin

Finance Manager

Tina Varcoe

Consultant (Learning Facilitator)

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Tom Butt

Programme Coordinator