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Viva! staff

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Founder & Director

Juliet Gellatley
​Founder & Director

Keeping The Engine Running

Laura Turner
Office Manager

Ash Bligh-Wall
Merchandise & Admin Officer

Beata Rzepecka-Wilk
Senior Admin Officer

Nick Hallows
Admin Officer

Campaigning & Communicating

Tony Wardle
Associate Director & Editor of Viva!life

Lex Rigby
Campaigns Manager

Siobhan Dolan
PR & Marketing Manager

Roisin McAuley
PR & Marketing Co-ordinator

Sam Ashman
Fundraising (Digital) Manager
Senior Researcher & Campaigner

Claire Palmer
Senior Campaigner


Laura Hellwig

Claire Michalski
Social Media & Comms Co-ordinator

Kris Townsend
Podcast Presenter

Health & Nutrition

Justine Butler
Senior Health Researcher & Writer

Veronika Powell
Senior Researcher & Campaigner

Viva! Festivals

Sophie Delarny
Festivals & Events Manager

Food & Cookery

Maryanne Hall
Food & Cookery Manager


Simon Parkin

Database Management

Jeremy Ludlow
Database & IT Manager

Weaving Our Web

Laura Canfield
Digital Designer and Manager

Johnathan Skinner 
Senior Web Developer

Ana Hassel​
Web Developer

Rhiannon Purnell
Web Developer

Gifts For Life

Merchandise department raising awareness and funds for Viva!

Liam Nolan
Retail & Business Manager

Dani Lawton
Merch, Sales & Events Co-ordinator

Alice Short
Merchandise and Office Administrator