Hello! We are IVE.  We’ve been around a long time now and we’ve got a real passion for creativity and the transformative power this has on people so they can reach their true potential.  Creativity is not just about the arts but a life-long skill through which we can inspire and engage our young people. 

We’re lucky to have an amazing staff team that are drawn from schools, colleges, universities, arts organisations as well as the private sector. They have a wealth of experience and expertise from the arts, creative, education and business sectors.

The one thing that unites all our staff is their passion and belief in the power of creativity to change lives. You can take a look at us here. 

Rosi Lister

Chief Executive Officer

Drew Rowlands

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Sarah Mumford

Programmes Director

Chris Strong

Director of Skills and Employability

Jo Garnham-Parks

Chief Operating Officer

April Shilston

Project Support Officer (SY & AM)

Ayesha Akram

Development Officer

Caroline Courtney

Project Support Officer (Bridge)

Jenny Moscrop

Digital Marketing Apprentice

Lisa Ibbetson

Finance & Operations Officer

Marie Millward

IGNITE Project Manager

Sharon Le Goff

Innovative Business Development | Marketing Manager

Sarah Beckett

Cultural Education Manager (West Yorkshire)

Sarah Frances Mulryan

Project Support Officer (NY & Humber & AA)

Aimee Muirhead


Susan Cairns

Regional Cultural Education Manager (North Yorkshire & Humber)

Sharron Scott

Finance Manager

Verity Clarke

Head of Bridge

Isobel Mills, CBE

Deputy Chair of Trustees

Pippa Hale

Contemporary Artist - IVE Board

Caroline Watson


Jonathan Straight


Rashik Parmar, MBE

Chair of Trustees

Susan Lynas


Join Us

All our current vacancies are listed below and we are always looking out for talented people.  If you are interested in working with us but do not see the right vacancy, on an employed, freelance or volunteer basis, please get in touch with a copy of your CV.

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