What people say
Thank you so much for undertaking our grand finale report. You so accurately teased out the journey we have been on and its challenges and successes. Your presentation was brilliant and gave the atmosphere a real glow and I can't thank you enough.
This is an excellent piece of work. His clarity, well informed and thorough approach have made this a valuable appointment. Further, his wealth of absolutley relevant experience has placed him in a unique position to help Signdance.
Company steering group member
I seem to have come across so many organisations and individuals that you helped at some point during your 3 year stint working as our arts advisor. It’s amazing how people refer back to that help as being a turning point for their thinking, success or strategy.
Local authority Assistant Director
It was geat to speak to someone with enthusiasm and the capacity to share the experiences and challenges of others in a similar situation to myself.
Manager of small visual arts facility
Thank you for leading the meeting last Thursday. I always have high expectations and it definitely delivered. I thought it provided a valuable opportunity for us all to reflect... The trustees and staff have spoken positively about you and with enthusiasm about the way the meeting was structured and how everyone's views were valued equally.
Craft centre Director
We have found [Stephen's] service to be instrumental in the development of the studio, in particular he has helped us identify ways to raise the profile of the studio. I have found the experience of working with him extremely beneficial. Stephen has a high level overview which is inspiring to tap into.
Your leadership around the Creative Partnership has been inspirational and has undoubtedly ensured that children and young people have had the opportunity to find, develop and enhance their creative sparks!
Chief exec of national youth arts body
You were brilliant – well prepared and incisive, whilst also being sympathetic.
Cultural event organiser
I went away inspired, with a range of possibilities ready to share.
Stephen has provided an excellent service to the creative community in Winchester. His innovative and thoughtful approach has resulted in significant changes and improvements to the economic well-being of the city and the district.
Local authority project manager
... his dedication, commitment, support and interest in all aspects of culture are reflected in the key role he has played in many organisations.
Local authority Head of Culture
Thank you so much for your excellent contribution to the deliberations of the conference, you added the heritage aspect which no-one there had done, or could do as well as you. Thank you for your insights as well as the 'insider' knowledge you brought to the table.
HE conference chair
We have been extremely fortunate in working with you.
Chair of museum trustees