Our People

Most of our staff are artists in their own right and bring considerable artistic skill in a range of media. In addition they are responsible for the care, nurturing and training of our students in life skills.

Office key contacts

Des Trollip – Director of Operations

Abi Moore – Deputy Director of Operations 

Hetti Wood – Communications Ambassador 

Victoria Hamilton Wason – Administrator victoria@rowanhumberstone.co.uk

Adi Avidani – Community Classes Administrator adi@rowanhumberstone.co.uk

Debby Lauder – Creative Development Manager  debby@rowanhumberstone.co.uk

Rowan’s Studio Tutors 

  • Russell Cuthbert- Lead Wood Tutor and Machine Shop
  • Alistair Burgass – Wood Tutor
  • Peter Covill – Wood Tutor
  • Sarah Nibbs – Tutor and Ceramics Technician 
  • Ester Van Zwanenberg – Ceramics
  • Marina Pallares – Drama Tutor
  • Bethany Kirby – Music Tutor
  • Peter Drury – Ceramics Assistant / General Assistant
  • Karen Nicholson – General Tutor and Studio Support
  • Steve Faint – Mixed Media and Supply Tutor
  • Lima Rose – Mixed Media Tutor
  • Hilary Sugai – Textiles Tutor
  • Susie Johnson – Lead Print Tutor
  • Chris Deane – Graphics Tutor

If you wish to speak to a member of staff please call 01223 566027 or for general enquiries email des@rowanhumberstone.co.uk.

Rowan’s Trustees

Rowan has a dedicated group of trustees

Chairman – Rosalind Morgan, Ruth Laslett, Jonathan Wilson and Richard Todd