WHO ARE WE? 

MEET THE CREATIVE CITY TEAM

Beth Powell
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Beth Powell is Managing Director of Creative City England CIC. Beth is a sunny,  creative social entrepreneur. Passionate about democratic participation, inclusion and wellbeing. She is motivated to use the arts to bring out the best in people, happiest when using her creative skills to help people feel great. Beth also loves working with other organisations, joining forces to lift the quality and inclusivity of what’s on offer in the city.

 

Beth moved to Manchester from South London to study more 10 years ago, and immediately felt at home here. This Lancunian loves painting, making jewellery, DIY, and going on big outdoor adventures with a flask of soup. 

 

Beth runs the day to day management of Creative City, and is often involved in the hands-on delivery of our projects too. Beth is our qualified Designated Safeguarding Lead, is a First Aider, and is qualified in education and training. 

 

Beth has extensive experience in delivering youth and community projects and engaging arts events and activities within a range of community settings and venues, from libraries to empty shop units to street events. Beth is an all rounder: youth worker, facilitator, trainer, mentor and manager. 

Caroline Tosal-Suprun
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Caroline is Non Executive Director of Creative City. She is passionate about supporting people to address inequalities and have an impact on the issues which affect their lives. 

 

Caroline is originally from France and grew up in Bolton, she has a brilliant small child, and she loves to rock a feminist T-shirt! 

 

Caroline is a vital part of Creative City’s leadership. Her role is to use her experience and expertise to help ensure that Creative City is staying well managed, values-driven, and helping to plan for the future. She also helps problem solve challenges and supports on key safeguarding issues. 

 

Caroline also works as Community Development Officer for a large housing association.

Anita
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Anita is our part-time Communications Officer. She’s behind most of the brilliant designs we use to promote our projects and events. She also helps shape our brand identity and supports our external communications.

 

Anita works at the intersection of Graphic Design, Hand Lettering, and Typography. She brings her love of everything hand-made to our visual identity and campaigns, making them colourful and approachable.

 

You can find her work at http://byanita.work or on her Instagram @lettersbyanita.