Board

Artangel's board of trustees is ultimately responsible for the governance of the organisation, which is both a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee.

Hannah Barry

Hannah is the founder of Bold Tendencies Community Interest Company and Hannah Barry Gallery, both of which are based in Peckham, South London. Over a ten year period Bold Tendencies – together with its major partner projects, Frank’s Cafe and the award-winning Multi-Story Orchestra – has transformed its car park home through an annual commissioning programme of visual art, classical music, poetry and literature and architecture. With immersive public spaces and spectacular views across London, the project has attracted more than a million visitors so far. She is Co-Chair of the Chinati Contemporary Council in Marfa, Texas, part of the Science Gallery's Leonardo Group and the Serpentine Future Contemporaries Committee.

Brian Boylan

Brian has been involved in contemporary art for more than thirty years, as a collector, as a director of Nigel Greenwood gallery, one of Londons leading galleries in the seventies and eighties, as a member of Whitechapel Gallery Board and Tate Modern Council and as a professional advisor to Tate, the V&A Museum and the Southbank Centre in London, the New Museum and Whitney in New York, and AMOMA in Qatar. Brian is Chairman of Wolff Olins, a specialist consultancy which advises both businesses and cultural institutions on how to make the most of their brands.

Stephanie Camu, Chair 2017

Stephanie is currently overseeing the realisation of a major commission in St Paul’s Cathedral for the artist Bill Viola and his partner and collaborator Kira Perov with whom Camu has worked for over a decade. She has spent the past twelve years with Haunch of Venison and Blain|Southern galleries working closely with artists, organising and curating a diverse range of exhibitions and running myriad projects. Before moving into the arts, Stephanie worked in the television industry for the news and current affairs networks CNN and CNBC in London.

Ayelet Elstein

Ayelet is CRO of tondo, an online art platform which is in the process of pivoting to an app designed to empower art buyers with their art decisions. Prior to that Ayelet ran the British Friends of the Art Museums of Israel (BFAMI), a non-profit supporting educational programmes and acquisitions for the art museums in Israel. Ayelet previously had a successful career in the Enterprise Software business with roles spanning from technical to sales management delivering business growth with large multinational corporations. She is an avid supporter of emerging art and contemporary dance.

Oliver Haarmann

Oliver is a Founding Partner of Searchlight Capital, a private investment firm with offices in London, New York, and Toronto. Among other Board roles, he serves as Chairman of Hunter Boot Ltd., a UK footwear & fashion company. Previously, Oliver enjoyed a successful career as a partner at the global investment firm KKR & Co. A collector of contemporary art, he serves as an Honorary Trustee of the Tate Foundation.

Harry Handelsman

Harry is CEO of Manhattan Loft Corporation. In the twenty-two years since he started the company he has taken it from niche outfit to major player on the London property scene. Harry’s passion for architecture has seen him work with some of the world’s leading talent and in 2012 he was made an honorary RIBA fellow in recognition of the work he has undertaken to promote great architecture. This honour reflects Manhattan Loft Corporation’s ethos to create outstanding buildings that leave lasting legacies for the communities living in and around them. Harry is also an avid and knowledgeable collector of modern art and is proud of his continued involvement with Artangel.

John Hay

John is Head of Specialist Factual and Arts at Channel 4, commissioning and overseeing programmes including Grayson Perry’s series, the Random Acts short film strand, Our Gay Wedding: The Musical, The Vote and John Gerrard’s Western Flag as well as SAS: Who Dares Wins, Walking the Nile, Richard III: The King in the Car Park, and D-Day: As It Happens. Before joining Channel 4, he was Commissioning Editor for Factual at Channel 5, and spent 13 years making programmes at the BBC.

Roger Hiorns

Roger is an influential artist based in London. Roger worked with Artangel in 2008 on the critically acclaimed work Seizure. Roger's work is shown and collected by international institutions such as MoMa, Tate, and Chicago Art Institute and the Walker. Roger continues to bury aircraft in a global network of international artworks.

Kamila Shamsie

Kamila is the author of six novels, including A God in Every Stone and Burnt Shadows, which has been translated into more than twenty languages and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Three of her other novels (In the City by the Sea, Kartography, Broken Verses) have received awards from the Pakistan Academy of Letters. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and one of Granta’s ‘Best of Young British Novelists’, she grew up in Karachi, and now lives in London.

Kaveh Sheibani

Kaveh is the co-founder of Pendragon Capital, a London based fund manager. Prior to that he was Managing Director at Salomon Brothers. He is an avid supporter of the arts and has been a Trustee of Artangel since 2005.