The Board and Patrons

Stephen Crampton-Hayward

Director of Finance, Find a Future

Andrew Murray

Partner, Winckworth Sherwood

Martin Clarke

Executive Director for Resources, Greater London Authority

Katy Beale

Creative Director, Caper

Paul Black

PR Director, Andersen Press

Michelle Wright


Gemma Allen

Head of Chief Executive’s Office, London Borough of Newham

Carly Pearce

Commissioner (Community, Leisure and Legacy), London Borough of Newham

Patrons of Discover

Nicholas Allan
Meera Syal
Benjamin Zephaniah
David Robinson OBE
Richard Reynolds
Stephen Jacobs OBE

Our Staff

Discover Staff

Chief Executive

Karla Barnacle-Best

Deputy Chief Executive

Paul Callaghan

Exhibitions Co-ordinator

Eleanor Butler

Exhibitions Project Assistant

Hattie Tsoi

Finance Director

Mary King

Finance Officer

Stella Banga

Head of Development

Kathy Everett

Marketing and Events Director

Racheal Brasier

Marketing Officer

Sophie Waddy

Events Co-ordinator

Michael Palocsay

Head of Learning

Ben O’Donnell

Community and Education Officer

Fiona Johnstone

Bookings and Membership Assistant

Andreea Tudosa

Operations Manager

Richard Smith-Gore

Visitor Services Supervisor (Retail)

Carly Harris

Visitor Services Supervisor

Laura Davis

Visitor Services Supervisor

Jayne Edwards

Visitor Services Supervisor

Anne Ninivin

Visitor Services Supervisor

Cheyenne Weir-Gayle

Cafe Supervisor

Rashida Shumela

Facilities Officer

Edward Copeland

Story World Team

Story Builders:

Paul Andrew
Tania Batzoglou
Rebecca Bone
Chantelle Burley
Maria Ferguson
Johanna Francois-Walcott
Natalie Green
Valentine Hanson
Marian Hoddy
Vickie Holden
Racheal Joseph
Cecilia Knapp
Jonathan Lloyd
Alice Mackenzie
Rebecca Milner
Genevieve Robinson
Megan Rose
Andrea Spisto
Arkem Walton
Katie Wilkinson
Haeweon Yi

Visitor Services Assistants:

Alycia Campbell
Suzy Correia
Santiago Godoy Giraldo
Evie Howard
Ayomide Leshi
Natalie Marcus
Isa Morais
Nora Toleman