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Viva! staff

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Founder & Director

Juliet Gellatley
​Founder & Director

Keeping the engine running

Laura Turner
Office Manager

Shelley Bligh-Wall
Senior Administrator and Director's Asst.

Beata Rzepecka-Wilk
Senior Admin Officer

Nick Hallows
Admin Officer

Campaigning & communicating

Tony Wardle
Associate Director & Editor of Viva!life

Justin Kerswell
Campaigns Manager and Deputy Director

Lex Rigby
Campaigns Manager

Siobhan Dolan
PR & Marketing Manager

Sam Ashman
Fundraising (digital) Manager

Claire Palmer


Laura Hellwig
Campaigns Assistant

Liam Nolan
Campaigns Assistant & Local Groups Liaison Officer

Kris Townsend
Outreach Coordinator

Health & nutrition

Justine Butler
Senior Health Researcher & Writer

Veronika Powell
Health Campaigner

Viva! Festivals

Sophie Delarny
Festivals & Events Manager

Rhiannon Bloomfield
Merchandise, Sales & Events Coordinator (Volunteer Coordinator)

Food & cookery

Jane Easton
Food & Cookery Manager

Maryanne Hall
Food & Cookery Coordinator


Simon Parkin


Jeremy Ludlow
Database & IT Manager

Weaving our web

Laura Canfield
Digital Designer and Manager

Johnathan Skinner 
Senior Web Developer

Ed Phillis
​Web Developer

Ana Hassel​
Web Developer

Gifts for Life

Merchandise department raising awareness and funds for Viva!

Katrina Gazley
Merchandise & Sales Manager

Rhiannon Bloomfield
Merchandise, Sales & Events Coordinator