Fife Cultural Trust is a Company Limited by Guarantee with the Council as its Sole Member and with charitable status.
The Trust is run by a Board of Directors, 4 of whom are appointed by the Council. The organisation is headed up by a Chief Executive, Heather Stuart. (left)
|Esther Roberton (Chair)|
Esther has more than 20 years’ experience as a Chair and Non-Executive Director in organisations from small and medium sized charities to large national public bodies. These posts have included Chair of NHS Lothian, Senior Governor at the University of Aberdeen Chair of NHS 24, Chair of NHS Fife, and Chair of the Independent Review of the Regulation of Legal Services. Esther also chaired the Edinburgh International Children’s Theatre Festival, now Imaginate, for three years.
|Katie Eagleton (Vice Chair)|
Katie is currently Director of Libraries and Museums at St Andrews University. She has had a career as a museum curator including at the British Museum and National Museum of American History in Washington and has strong culture and heritage experience and a focus on digitisation.
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Zuleika has worked in the charity sector for over 20 years, and specialises in fundraising to help enable charities to achieve their missions. Her experience to date includes working for organisations such as V&A Dundee, Edinburgh International Festival, Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop. Her background has given her a depth of knowledge working in a range of cultural organisations including producing theatres, museums and galleries, and securing funds to enable this work through corporate sponsorship, Trusts and private donors. Currently she works at the National Trust for Scotland, leading on Major Gifts in transformative development through philanthropy.
|Jenny Howard-Coombes |
Jenny currently heads up corporate partnerships in the National Trust for Scotland. She was previously Executive Director and Joint CEO for the Freedom Arts Festival in Hull and Head of Media for BiP Solutions. She has extensive stakeholder engagement experience across the public and private sectors.
|Steve Renwick |
Steve was previously a member of the senior management team at OnFife on an interim basis and is currently Director of Finance at Together for Children Sunderland Limited. His career has been in finance mostly as a consultant to public and third sector organisations.
|Jaki Carnegie |
Jaki is currently Vice Principal, Corporate Services, at Dundee and Angus College. She had an early career as an internal auditor for Fife Council and has broad corporate services career experience in the private sector and the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. Her current role includes executive lead for the Gardyne Theatre for the College.
|Paul Sykes |
Paul trained as an actor and pursued a career on stage and screen before moving into business development working for agencies in London, Dundee and Edinburgh. Paul now works as part of the team at Fife Chamber of Commerce.
Claire is Principal Events Officer for Dundee City Council, leading the events team in City Development. She chairs Dundee’s event Safety Advisory Group and the Festivals and Events Coordinating Group, and sits on the Event Industry Advisory Group to Scottish Government. Previously Claire worked in live performance as a theatre and creative producer and consultant. She is a previous director and Chair of Creative Dundee and is currently a trustee of the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh, and is on the Advisory Board to the performing arts course at Dundee & Angus College.