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

David Seymour

Maggie Taggart

Vicky Gashe

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

Victoria Harfield, Head of Finance

Katie Thiselton, Head of Delivery


Lucy Martin, Journalist

Zahrah Vawda, Journalist


Sam Laing, Project Manager

Clara Shield, Project Manager

Nooshin Shabani, Lead Journalist and NCS Co-ordinator

Mikey Sinclair, NCS Co-ordinator

David Kidger, Project Worker

Jacob Flockhart, Project Worker/Journalist

Northern Ireland:

Gareth Doherty, Project Manager

Joe McStravick, Journalist 

Ciaran O'Neill, Journalist

Aidan Campbell, Journalist