The Lord Somerleyton


Francesca Wilson


Francesca is currently: Director of Programming and Development for Easel Initiative, a social mobility project for working in the art industry: and curator of The Auction Collective. Francesca is a dedicated advocate for increasing access to the arts. As Head of Education at Saatchi Gallery she introduced diverse audiences to contemporary art. She then travelled the UK with ARTiculation, a public speaking initiative championing communication around art amongst thousands of students in major galleries, museums and with schools and universities.

Ed Hall - Company Secretary

Law / Risk

Ed is a banking and finance partner in the London office of Freeths LLP specialising in real estate finance and corporate banking. He helps lender and corporate clients across a range of jurisdictions and has a wealth of experience in the development finance space for both private and public sector clients.

As a Trustee, he assists Positive View with legal and risk issues and has a passion for travel and photography. He has been involved with Positive View since 2016.

Victor Benady

Marketing and PR

Victor has more than 24 years’ experience in digital and strategic marketing and communications. Early in his career, in 1998, he established one of the first, multi-award winning digital agencies, and more recently was global creative director and on the board of a top 10 global agency. He is also heavily involved in the arts, is a Director at LAPADA and sits on the fundraising committee for the Royal Academy Schools.

Julia Cole

Outreach Co-ordination

Julia has managed, mentored and coached young people from some of the most deprived backgrounds – especially those involved in, or at risk from crime or gangs: plus, those young people who are at risk after leaving care or young offending institutions.  Julia’s passion is to continue working with young adults, supporting them through the difficulties that life can throw at them – even more so as resources to combat youth issues are currently so severely stretched.

Alice Gur-Arie

Brand, Strategy and Exhibitions

Alice began her career as a copywriter, graphic designer, and creative director, responsible for positioning global brands, developing international marketing strategies, and providing outsourced business management leadership to major corporations. Now an artist, Alice’s images sit “in the sweet spot where painting and photography converge.” Credits include 4 solo exhibitions, recognition from over 6 art prize/organisations, book covers, numerous commissions, and work held by collectors in the UK and abroad. 


Sally Hough

Lucy Mohr

Karen Pamplinbrowne

Aida Silvestri


Andrew Page

Founder and CEO

Lucia Power

Programme & Development Executive

Lindsey Armstrong

Mental Health & Mentoring Executive