Director – Sally Shaw

Sally Shaw has been Director at Firstsite since April 2016.  She was previously Head of Programme at Modern Art Oxford. Sally has a specialist background in commissioning and public art and was Deputy Head of Culture for the Mayor of London and Senior Curator for London Underground. Sally has an MA in Curating Contemporary Art from Goldsmiths College of Art & Design.



Executive Officer – Sandra Macdonald


  • Director of Finance – Lorraine Stone
  • Finance Officer – Martha Rios-Hall

Building and Front of House

  • Building Manager – Eddie Bacon
  • Duty Managers – Thom Goodall, Ross Alexander Mason, Lauren Thompson
  • Gallery Assistants – Chaz Allington-Lodge, Aaron MacDermott, Laurie Taylor Straiton
  • Hospitality and Events Manager – Paul Shaw

Commercial and Development

  • Commercial Manager – Kelly Oxborrow
  • Events Coordinator – Abigail Cheverst
  • Events Coordinator – Miranda Cichy


  • Head of Programme – Stuart Tulloch
  • Programme Manager, Exhibitions and Events (maternity cover) – Harriet Cooper
  • Programme Manager, Learning and Education – Sue Hogan
  • Interim Programme Organiser, Schools – Jemima Guest
  • Programme Organiser, Young People – Beth Hull
  • Programme Assistant – Lizzie Croucher
  • Marketing Coordinator – Keita Lynch

Meet our trustees.