Our Team

Dr Jess Steele Obe

Dr Jess Steele OBE
Chief Executive Officer

John Brunton

John Brunton
General Manager

Bob Thust

Bob Thust
Finance & Investment Lead

Sean Lavers

Sean Lavers
Caretaker

Kieron Copeland

Kieron Copeland
Caretaker

Amanda Davies

Amanda Davies
Finance Coordinator

Kit Godfrey

Kit Godfrey
Deputy General Manager

Hayley Knight
Assistant General Manager

Lottie Young

Lottie Young
Tenants & Spaces Coordinator - currently on maternity leave

Ian Waters

Ian Waters
Finance Controller

Pasha Milburn
Communications Coordinator

Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith
Impact & Feedback Coordinator

Sidney Ewing

Sidney Ewing
Youth Programme Manager

Katie Dale-Everett
OBX Creative Producer

Gini Simpson
Creative Lead

Becca Rose

Becca Rose
OBX Creative Producer - currently on Maternity Leave

Simon Daw

Simon Daw
OBX creative producer

Alex Giles

Alex Giles
OBX Digital Assistant

Gwen Orr

Gwen Orr
Events Manager

Bonnie Wong
Administrator

Alvin Irwin
Facilities Manager

Mark Kanek

Mark Kanek
Caretaker Supervisor

Gemma Lavers
Housekeeper

Samara Martin
Youth Worker

Benjamin Hilmer-Ewel
Food & Beverage Manager

Rebecca France
Youth Worker

Sharon Rhodes
Social Media Assistant

Jemma Yasmin
Social Media Assistant

Leon Evans
Youth Worker Kickstarter

Sophie Malpas
Tenants & Spaces Coordinator: Maternity Cover

Our Trustees

Emily Berwyn

Tor Evans

Felicity Scott

Simon Basey

Claire Phillips

JENNI CARBINS

Nick Gibbs

Kate Adams

Richard Butchins

STEVE PEAK

ADAM WIDE

Our Directors

Dr Jess Steele Obe

Dr Jess Steele OBE
Director of Hastings Commons Neighbourhood Ventures

John Brunton

John Brunton
Director of Hastings Commons Neighbourhood Ventures

Eddie Bridgeman

Eddie Bridgeman
Director of Hastings Commons Neighbourhood Ventures and Executive Director of Meanwhile Space

Felicity Scott
Director of Hastings Commons Neighbourhood Ventures

Beth boorman

Sarah King

SARAH KING