Who We Are

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Vanessa Clarke, Centre Manager

Vanessa joined the team in 2021. She is your first point of contact for enquiries and bookings. You can contact her at info@painswickcentre.com

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Susie Andrews, Communications & Marketing

Susie volunteered for the Centre for two years before Covid got in the way, setting up social media accounts and helping to get the message out about what was going on at the Centre. Her career background was in sustainable housing & communities, and she has a passion for community regeneration. Susie is part of the Fundraising and Business Development sub-groups, and is excited to be part of ensuring a long-term future for The Painswick Centre at the heart of the village. You can contact her at marketing@painswickcentre.com.

Joe Dymond

Joe Dymond, Bar & Events Manager

Joe grew up in Stroud, and has spent 30 years in the entertainment industry. He co-owns a record label, DJs and produces music, as well as practising and teaching Taiji, Qigong and Kung Fu. He joins The Painswick Centre as the newest member of the team, and will be looking after our two bars and numerous events. You can contact him at events@painswickcentre.com

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Claire Clement, Trustee

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Judie-Hill

Judie Hill, Trustee

Judie moved to Painswick in 2008 from Hong Kong, where she had been Assistant Principal in a multi-national school. Before becoming a Trustee in 2012, Judie was Chair of Art Couture Painswick (ACP), which staged six incredible annual festivals in the village, as well as opening a gallery in The Painswick Centre. ACP was honoured to gain the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in 2018. Judie sits on the Business Development and Fundraising sub-groups. You can contact her at judie.hill@painswickcentre.com.

John Podmore

John Podmore, Trustee

John is Professor of Sociology at the University of Durham, an international criminal justice consultant and former Governor of HMP Brixton and HMP Belmarsh. He has worked widely in the charitable sector as a chair and is trustee of a number of organisations, including the Frank Longford Charitable trust which offers a range of financial and mentoring support for young serving and ex-prisoners to continue their rehabilitation at university. He is also a member of the South West Regional Advisory Board of the Canal and River Trust. John became a Trustee of The Painswick Centre in 2021 and sits on the Fundraising sub-group. You can contact him at john.podmore@painswickcentre.com.
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Charlotte Salt, Trustee

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Roy Wallis

Roy Wallis, Trustee

Roy moved to Painswick in 2007 to be near his family who are based in Cheltenham, and began as a volunteer for the Centre in 2018 before becoming a Trustee in 2021, sitting on the Business Development sub-group. His background is in Marketing, Direct Mail Advertising and Office Equipment, as well as running his own companies, and he has been a mentor for The Prince's Trust. Roy has spent a good deal of time playing and singing in bands, and enjoyed playing (and now watching) golf, football, cricket and badminton. You can contact him at roy.wallis@painswickcentre.com.

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