Headliners (UK) is governed by a board of trustees who come from different walks of life including former participants in the Headliners programme. 

Jon Hudson, Chair

Richard Hughes, Company Secretary

David Baines

Irene Dibben

Faith Gordon

David Seymour

Maggie Taggart

Headliners is run by the Director supported by a small staff team. Our journalists and project workers deliver the projects with young people.

Fiona Wyton, Director

Georgina Persson, Head of Finance

Katie Thiselton, Head of New Development


Christian Nembhard, Journalist


Nick Brereton, People and Projects Manager

Nooshin Shabani, Lead Journalist and NCS Co-ordinator

Mikey Sinclair, Senior Youth Mentor and NCS Co-ordinator

Northern Ireland:

Suzanne Lawrence, Project Manager

Melanie Bradley, Administrator

Audrey Mullan, Journalist

Laurence McClenaghan, Journalist

Caroline Ryder, Journalist