Carenza Lewis is an archaeologist and Professor for the Public Understanding of Research at the University of Lincoln. She specialises in the medieval period and is particularly interested in rural settlement and childhood.
Martin Carthy MBE, is an English folk singer and guitarist who has remained one of the most influential figures in British traditional music. He one of folk music’s greatest innovators and, at times, one of its most quietly controversial figures.
Marie Woods studied BA Archaeology and MA Heritage Practice at the University of Wales in Lampeter. Marie is the Director of Heritage Adventures, a company that specialises in heritage outreach and education.
Mel is CEO at Coast and Vale Community Action, a charitable community business helping people to do good ‘stuff’ in their communities. Mel is passionate about her work, the place she lives and the people who live here.
Peter Caton is a celebrated photographer who focuses on humanitarian and environmental causes. Peter’s work has appeared in many publications worldwide, and has been exhibited in the National Portrait Gallery in London.
Professor John MacIntyre is the Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences, and Pro Vice Chancellor at the University of Sunderland. He has worked there since 1992, having graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Combined Science.
Richard Pearson has had a long career in music media and worked as an on air interviewer for BBC network radio, before moving on to BBC TV, where he worked on the musical content for over a thousand network shows.
Anj Handa is the Founder of Inspiring Women Changemakers, an inclusive community of changemakers with a focus on fairness and safety for women. Anj’s deep connection to nature reminds her daily of the interconnectedness of people and planet.
Amy is the Creative Producer at Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, producing all in-house work at the venue, and leading on the visiting work programme. She was previously a freelance producer working with various touring companies.