Katherine Calder (pro bono legal consultant) is a senior legal public and procurement law consultant with city law firm, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP amongst others. Katherine is ranked in Chambers & Partners and Who’s Who Legal as one of the UKs leading procurement and public contract lawyers. Katherine has 18 years’ experience of advising public bodies on their commercial and grant funding contracts - and also companies applying for such funding contracts such as charities, school governing bodies and other not-for-profit vehicles.
Emma Ponsford (Fundraising and company administrative support) is an experienced arts producer, manager and fundraiser. Emma has worked at Sadler’s Wells Theatre since 2002, first in the programme department before becoming General Manager for Breakin' Convention, managing the Breakin' Convention team and working alongside Jonzi D delivering an annual hip hop festival in London, national touring and overseeing all professional development activity. In 2015 Emma relocated to Northumberland and continues to work for Breakin' Convention.