Arnolfini Board of Trustees
Lhosa is qualified as a lawyer in both the UK and New York. She originally studied Law at Manchester University before working for some of the world’s largest professional service organisations. These include: Andersen Legal, Manchester; Herbert Smith, London; Ernst & Young, New York and, since returning to the UK, KPMG and Ernst & Young in Bristol.
She was the Executive Director at Spike Island, Bristol, for four years, where she had overall responsibility for operations, commercial activity, visitor services, finance and fundraising. Prior to this, Lhosa was Head of Development at Turner Contemporary, Margate, which opened in 2011.
Lhosa has been the Chair of the Institute of Directors in Bristol; Vice Chair, Creative and Digital for the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership; and a South West representative for Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education. She is a trustee of Avon & Bristol Law Centre.
Michele was the founder Director of Spike Island, Deputy Director at Watershed 2002-07, and Manager of Bristol Music Trust’s Bristol Plays Music 2012-14. She has been a member of Arts Council England’s Area Council, and a governor for schools which have included Oasis Brightstowe and Bristol Cathedral Choir School. She has devised and led many programmes for young people, particularly those at risk, and has been a Director of Boomsatsuma since 2012.
Rachael studied Accounting & Finance at the University of Plymouth.
Glen has a BA in Engineering from Selwyn College, Cambridge.
Christelle Pellecuer is the Founder and Creative Director at Razana Afrika and the Cultural Heritage Manager at Black South West Network. Her work is focused on culture, heritage and visual art. Christelle’s professional background includes working in the education sector for over 15 years undertaking programme/project management roles with an international focus.Christelle has also worked in the fashion industry for the last 10 years as a freelance makeup artist and her work experience covers advertising campaigns, magazine shoots, films, music videos, TV shows, Fashion Week. Christelle has expanded her skills into producing fashion events and has extensive experience of event management.
Christelle is also a co-director and a performer in a small theatre company called Black Women Let Loose Theatre Company and she is a presenter on Imperial Voice Radio with a show called Fashion Rendez-vous exploring areas of fashion and textile especially in relation to Africa and the diaspora.