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Who we are

Who is involved in AHSW?

AHSW has a membership from which Trustees are elected at the AGM in the Autumn. The current Trustees are people who are involved in arts and/or health.

AHSW has a paid full-time Director and part-time Co-ordinator.

An Advisory Group supports the work of AHSW.

Paid Workers

  • Alex Coulter is the Director. Contact her at alex(at)ahsw.org.uk.
  • Hannah Mumby is the General Manager. For advice contact her at info(at)ahsw.org.uk. Hannah is part-time and her working days are Monday, Thursday and Friday.
  • Sarah Holmes is the Finance Assistant. Contact her at finance(at)ahsw.org.uk
  • Catherine West is the Art & Social Change project Researcher, and Catalyst Project Officer (who coordinates the Challenge Fund) contact her at catalyst(at)ahsw.org.uk



  • Chair - Sue Isherwood
  • Vice Chair - TBC
  • Secretary  - TBC
  • Treasurer  - Bill Boa
  • Director/Trustee - Paul Dieppe
  • Director/Trustee - Philippa Forsey, Creativity Works
  • Director/Trustee - Kevin Elliston
  • Director/Trustee - Dr Louise Younie
  • Director/Trustee - Mary Chamberlain
  • Director/Trustee - Amanda Colbourne
  • Director/Trustee - Gillian Taylor

Click here to view the current Board's biographies.

New Trustees are elected at AHSW’s AGM in the autumn. Contact Hannah at the email address above if you are interested in getting involved.



AHSW's patrons are:

Sibyl Fine King

Lord Bichard



If you would like to support our work, you can donate here: Donate 





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