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The Culture team

A specialist Culture team works across the university to support the cultural community in achieving King’s research, education and service ambitions through diverse partnerships in London and beyond.


 

Leading the team

Acting Co-Director & Director of Programming | Alison Duthie


Alison-Duthie2160x160Alison Duthie is responsible for developing and implementing King’s programme of public facing cultural activity. She works in collaboration with faculties and students and in partnership with artists and cultural organisations to deliver on the university’s core priorities of research, education and service. 

Alison is also currently Acting Co-Director for Culture and Science Gallery London. In this role, Alison is responsible for the successful implementation of the cultural strategy to deliver on the research, education and service ambitions set out in King’s Vision 2029. She provides leadership for King’s Cultural Community and its dedicated Culture team, which includes Science Gallery London. 

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Acting Co-Director and Director, Planning & Resources | Dan Walker


160x160px_danwalkerDan Walker has overall responsibility for the Culture team’s financial operations, procurement, planning, business operations, HR and legal functions and ensures the smooth and efficient running of the department.

Dan is also currently Acting Co-Director for Culture and Science Gallery London. In this role, Dan is responsible for the successful implementation of the cultural strategy to deliver on the research, education and service ambitions set out in King’s Vision 2029. He provides leadership for King’s Cultural Community and its dedicated Culture team, which includes Science Gallery London. 

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Head of Communications | Josephine Walsh

Josephine Walsh_160x160Josephine Walsh leads on communications and marketing for King’s Cultural Community. She is responsible for showcasing and connecting cultural activity across all faculties through King’s External and Internal Communications Network, and oversees all public relations and marketing activity on behalf of the Culture team.

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Leanne Hammacott is responsible for the creative, curatorial and administrative management of the public programme of cultural activity across the Strand campus and beyond, working with faculties and students to determine the direction of the programme.

Dr. Johanna Kieniewicz leads the Culture team’s work to support, strengthen and showcase cultural collaborations in teaching and research across King’s. Johanna works with academics and cultural partners to develop powerful collaborations that can drive innovation in research, facilitate student learning and skills development, and improve student health and wellbeing.

In this role, Nikki Crane leads the initial phase of work on Arts, Health & Wellbeing at King’s, bringing together a network of staff, students and healthcare professionals across King’s with an interest in this area.

Matt Fryer provides expert business operations support to enable the successful delivery of the cultural strategy, ensuring the team runs smoothly and effectively supports King’s Cultural Community. Matt manages the team of Project Coordinators and is supported by the Finance & Administration Officer.

The Education & Research Manager works with colleagues from across King’s in delivering those elements of the cultural strategy related to King’s education & research ambitions as part of Vision 2029. This includes developing partnerships between artists and cultural organisations that offer opportunities to students and academics, and managing projects and programmes that are delivered by the Culture team in partnership with relevant colleagues across King’s in response to faculty and student demand. This role is currently vacant and being recruited for.

Laura L'Aimable supports the development of skills across King’s Cultural Community by providing advice, guidance, training, mentoring and brokerage activity, empowering staff to increase the impact of their research through cultural collaborations.

In this role, Amy Brown supports the Education Strategy by planning and delivering a programme of work that engages students from across King’s faculties in a range of extra and co-curricular education activities delivered in partnership with arts and cultural partners. This programme supports personal and professional development and students’ health and wellbeing.

Dominica D’Arcangelo is responsible for supporting King’s Cultural Community through the planning, delivery and evaluation of projects, exhibitions and events that bring together staff and students with artists and cultural partners. The post-holder for this role is currently being recruited.

Debra Barretto provides expert financial and business support to the Culture team including financial management, administration and office management.

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