Five new people join the Board of Trustees

By 9 March 2022News

Middle Child are delighted to welcome five new faces to the Board of Trustees.

Collage of the five new trustees

Clockwise from top left: Jack Heaton, Rozzy Knox, Amanda Smethurst, Magda Moses and Jay Mitra

Jack Heaton is head of marketing at Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough and has previously worked at Arts Council England, Paines Plough and New Diorama.

Rozzy Knox is head of finance at Battersea Arts Centre and previously worked as the executive director (maternity cover) at Middle Child and assistant producer at the Bridge Theatre in London.

Jay Mitra is a non-binary British Indian punk poet, writer and artist based in Hull and Manchester. They wrote for Middle Child on we used to be closer than this in 2021 and took part in the 2019 Writers’ Group.

Magda Moses is artistic director of the National Initiative for Creative Education in Hull and an examiner and writer of GCSE and A-Level Polish.

Amanda Smethurst is a community artist and Clore Fellow who has previously worked at Artlink in Hull and Arts Council England in London.

The new trustees join existing board members Jane Fallowfield, Fiona Hope, John R. Wilkinson, Emma Tucker and chair, Martin Green CBE.