Ben Pearce

Ben is our Director. He works with our Trustees to lead on the charity's vision and strategy. He's developing new partnerships and funding to make sure we can continue to inspire better wellbeing well into the future. Ben was previously Project Director at the RA. He has an MSc from LSE, where he also won the 2004 Titmuss Prize for outstanding achievement in Social Policy.

Favourite work from the collection: 'Sundrops' by Sir Terry Frost


Amisha Karia

Amisha is our Head of Collections & Programming. She focuses on the vision and delivery of our art services and projects. She's also the curator of our art collection. Amisha previously worked for University of Hertfordshire Arts. She's a Museums Association Diversify Fellow and has an MA in Art Gallery & Museum Studies from Leicester University.

Favourite work from the collection: Obviously, I love every work equally...


Thomas Walshaw

Thomas is our Communications & Development Manager. He promotes our mission and aims. He hopes that the more people hear about the work we do, the more people will join our mission to inspire better health and wellbeing for everyone. Thomas has worked with several charities to help communicate their messages.

Favourite work from the collection: 'Nineteen Greys A' by Bridget Riley


Lauren Greenwood

Lauren is our National Coordinator. She supports all of our Regional Coordinators around the UK, dealing with the many practicalities of our artwork loans. She also takes the lead on our database, developing it to ensure it meets our uniquely diverse needs. Lauren graduated from Goldsmiths College in 2010 with a BA in Art Practice.

Favourite work from the collection: 'Arunjex' by Eduardo Paolozzi


Stephen Feather

Stephen is our Gallery & Office Coordinator. He oversees the many exhibitions and events in the Menier Gallery, raising funds to support our charitable work. He also manages the smooth running of our London office. Stephen is a practicing artist and graduated from Kingston University with a BA in Art, Architecture and Design History.

Favourite work from the collection: 'Calasetta Bay II' by Ian Watson


Margaret Proudfoot

Margaret is our Collection & Gallery Technician and a practicing artist. She helps to monitor and maintain the artworks in our collection, preparing them for loan and display. She supports our teams around the UK sharing her extensive knowledge and also works with exhibitors in the Menier Gallery, overseeing the technical aspects of the exhibition programme.

Favourite work from the collection: 'Connection I' by Norie Hatakeyama


Dr Jayne Lloyd

Jayne is our Research & Evaluation Associate. She looks at how we can effectively research and evidence the impact of our work. She recently completed her PhD at University of London and is also Senior Lecturer in Inclusive Arts Practice at the University of Brighton.

Favourite work from the collection: I’m really bad at picking favourites. But I do love working in an office surrounded by artworks!


Janet Bates

Janet is our Regional Coordinator for the East of England. She works with care providers across Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. Janet graduated in 2010 with a BA in Fine Art after previously working in publishing for over 20 years.

Favourite work from the collection: 'Snow at Bramfield' by John Akers


Lisa Fawcett

Lisa is our Regional Coordinator for the West Midlands. She works with care providers across the region, facilitating art loans and activities to best suit their unique needs. Lisa's background is in education and she has worked both in schools and for the NHS, from nurseries to care homes.

Favourite work from the collection: 'Hockney's Dog' by Mychael Barratt


Bronwen Gwillim

Bronwen is our Regional Coordinator for the South West of England. She joined our team this year and is already working with many new care sites. Bronwen first discovered Paintings in Hospitals 15 years ago when she was Arts Coordinator for Musgrove Park Hospital. She has an MA in Textile Design and is a practicing artist.

Favourite work from the collection:  I love 'Smokescreen' by Therese Oulton. It reminds me of being by water.


Michala Pearson

Michala is our Regional Coordinator for the North East of England. She organises and delivers art loans and activities for care sites across the region. Michala’s background is in education and museums. She’s driven by a passion to make the arts inclusive. Michala recently completed her MA in Cultural Heritage Management.

Favourite work from the collection: 'Howardian Hills I' by Robert Brumby


Daniel McCatty

Daniel is our Regional Coordinator for London and the South East of England. He is very busy facilitating art activities and new loans to care organisations across the capital. Daniel has a BA in Drawing and Printmaking and discovered his love for public art collections at the Royal West of England Academy.

Favourite work from the collection: 'Cambridge Stairs' by Mark Eban


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