JUDITH GARFIELD MBE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
With ECH since 1998, Judith is responsible for the organisation’s core work programme. Judith has trained over 60 community groups in oral history and is currently delivering an oral history “apprenticeship”, an NVQ accredited qualification unique in the UK. Previous to joining ECH, Judith was a set designer and stage manager at Theatre Royal Stratford East, working with Mike Leigh. She was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2012 for her work, and her commitment to Community Heritage.
KAAREN CRUSE, DEPUTY DIRECTOR
Focusing on strategic planning for the future of ECH, Kaaren has many years’ experience of organisational development and service transformation, as well as community capacity, co-production, project and change management for both the non for profit and public sectors. In addition she has worked in information and policy, as well as in the roles of research fellow, writer, and librarian. Kaaren is passionate about community engagement, and empowerment. She enjoys visiting art galleries, playing table tennis and walking on the beach.
FREYA HOPE, DIGITAL COMMUNITY OFFICER
Kicking off her career in community heritage, Freya is excited to be designing digital outputs, delivering workshops, and working with community groups to explore ECH's archive. With a background in the charity sector, she has previously worked in fundraising and charity administration, and has volunteered in outreach programmes. During her MA in Global Literature and Culture, Freya became passionate about the ways that sharing stories can empower marginalised groups and create strong communities. She is excited to work with the oral histories archive to uncover and share our hidden histories.
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