Who we are2019-09-26T15:28:11+00:00

Maggie Inchley

is senior lecturer in Drama, Theatre and Performance at Queen Mary University of London.

“I think we all need to listen better – now more than ever.”

Sadhvi Dar

is senior lecturer in Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics at Queen Mary University of London.

“Effective accountability hurts, we must all be prepared to hear things we don’t expect”

Sylvan Baker

is a lecturer at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and a socially engaged arts practitioner and researcher.

“We need to help adults to hear what care experienced young people need to say!”

Mita Pujara

is a freelance artist who has 20 years of experience directing and facilitating socially engaged drama interventions with disadvantaged community groups.

“If the education system wanted to make a real impact on the future, perhaps it should consider Listening as seriously as it considers Maths.”

Rosie Hunter

is executive director at People’s Palace Projects and safeguarding manager of The Verbatim Formula. Previously, she served as executive director of Battersea Arts Centre.

Shalyce Lawrence

is a co-founder of the Tope project and a care-experienced consultant for The Verbatim Formula.

Renata Peppl

is project manager for TVF. She manages a number of People’s Palace Projects initiatives, including the Building the Barricades project in arts and wellbeing, PPP’s research into Violence Against Women and Girls and With One Voice – arts and homelessness UK-Brazil exchange.

Paula Siqueira

brings together photography and anthropology and works on documentary and commercial projects. Her photography essays can be seen at her website.

Darcey Williamson

is a youth educator. Her practice is ‘rights-based’ and informed by a self-emancipatory youth work paradigm. She employs critical education methods to change society in pursuit of social justice.