Graeme Howell
Graeme Howell
Chief Executive

Graeme Howell has had a diverse career that has included stints as a professional musician and a debt collector. He has extensive experience working in the creative sector, managing the 2000 seat Colston Hall, now Bristol Beacon, and delivering the £20million first phase of its redevelopment. Graeme has also been the Head of Operations for the countywide Norfolk and Norwich Festival, Sales Manager for Nottingham Playhouse and worked in the bar and box office of The Turner Simms in Southampton, where he started his career volunteering as crew in exchange for concert tickets.

Prior to moving to Shetland, he was part of the senior leadership team for Access to Music, directing the work of ten FE/HE creative industries education institutions. Graeme has been a trustee of Mind Your Head and an advisor on the LEADER funding scheme in Shetland and is currently an independent director of Shetland UHI and a volunteer with CRUK Relay for Life Shetland.


Outreach & Learning

Bryan Peterson
Outreach and Learning Lead
Fraser Mouat
Education Manager
Kathryn Spence
Creative Project Manager

Audiences & Participants

Sales & Communication

Tessa Huntley
Sales & Marketing Manager
Adam Doughton
Marketing Officer
Tara Thomson
Marketing Officer
Graeme Taylor
Marketing Assistant

Customer Experience

Wendy Tulloch
Customer Experience Lead
Peter Tomlinson
Operations Manager

Core Services


Kerry Llewellyn
Support Lead

Kerry Llewellyn starter her career with Baker Tilly gaining her CA qualification whilst working as an auditor. During this time she specialised in the audit of Charities and Registered Social Landlords. After qualifying as a CA Kerry decided the time was right to move away from auditing and joined Shetland Charitable Trust for a short period before joining Shetland Arts. Kerry has been a Committee member of Hjaltland Housing Association and is currently a volunteer with CRUK Relay for Life Shetland and the treasurer for the Pony Breeders of Shetland Association.

Alison Eunson
Admin Officer
Irene Sandison
Finance Assistant
Maria Watt
Finance Officer
Sarah Carr
Hiring Officer

Production & Facilities

Jonathan Ritch
Production and Facilities Lead
Tim Matthew
Production Manager
Angus Leask
Maintenance Technician
JJ Jamieson
Cinema Technician


Kathy Hubbard