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.

Stephanie Camu

For over 20 years Stephanie has worked closely with artists, organising and curating solo and group exhibitions in commercial galleries, international institutions and heritage sites. She is a founding partner of the independent artist management consultancy Southern & Partners, established to offer strategic advice to artists and artist estates on a broad range of matters. Before moving into the arts Stephanie worked in senior management positions in the television industry for the news and current affairs networks CNN and CNBC London. 

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.

John Hay

John is Chief Creative Officer at The Garden, a TV production company specialising in documentary series including 24 Hours in A&E and 24 Hours in Police Custody, and feature docs such as Gun No 6.  Previously he was Head of Specialist Factual and Arts at Channel 4, commissioning and overseeing programmes including Grayson Perry’s series, Our Gay Wedding: The Musical, and The Vote. 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.

Tony Phillips

Tony is an experienced radio and podcast executive, a former CCO at Broccoli Content, VP at WNYC Studios in New York and Commissioning Editor at BBC World Service and Radio 4.

Jemma Read

Jemma Read is Global Head of Corporate Philanthropy at Bloomberg LP, managing a team responsible for developing and driving Bloomberg's Global philanthropic programming and initiatives in education, environment, human services, arts and culture. Over the last 20 years at Bloomberg, Jemma has overseen a wide range of global cultural initiatives including exhibition sponsorships, public art commissions, audience access programs, the Creative Land Trust and the Bloomberg Connects digital program. Jemma helped to establish Bloomberg Space in 2002 and is now director of London Mithraeum Bloomberg Space. Jemma is proud to serve on the Digital Advisory Board of the National Gallery and the UK Board of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. Jemma also sits on the Advisory Boards of a number of the UK's leading arts and cultural organisations, including the Creative Industries Federation, the Serpentine Galleries, and the Women of the World Committee at the Southbank Centre.

Kamila Shamsie

Kamila is the author of seven novels, including Burnt Shadows, which has been translated into more than twenty languages and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction, and Home Fire, which was longlisted for the 2017 Booker Prize and in 2018 won the Women’s 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

Jenny Waldman, Chair 2021

Jenny Waldman, CBE is the Director of 14-18 NOW. Prior to her appointment, she was Creative Producer of the London 2012 Festival, the finale of the Cultural Olympiad for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Jenny was Programme Consultant to Somerset House Trust, where she developed the ice rink, concert and film seasons. Jenny is also a Trustee of Punchdrunk and an Associate of Kings’ Cultural Institute.