Creative Help was founded by Gwilym Gibbons FRSA. He is a producer, innovator and creative social entrepreneur.
Under Gwilym’s leadership, Creative Help works with a small technical team, and recruits experience and skills from a collective of freelance creative sector professionals augmented with culture friendly specialist financial, legal and HR advice. All either currently work within the sector or have recent experience. The aim is high quality, experienced peer support. Supporting freelancers matched carefully to the particular need expressed by those seeking help. Creative Help also develops and leads on a range of its own creative projects spanning from events and festivals to film and TV.
David Williams FRSA is an highly experienced Coach, Facilitator & Consultant. He supports the critical relationship between senior managers and Boards of ethically driven organisations because we know this can make the difference between a functioning and dysfunctional company. He is passionate about developing resilience and sustainability through transformative and lasting change because we all live in an age of uncertainty, austerity and increasing scrutiny.
David brings his practical experience to go beyond legal compliance to best practice because it’s about living our values not covering our backs. He has over 30 years experience in leadership, governance and management in the third sector, he is also trained Coach and Facilitator with further specialist training in Emotional Intelligence and Nonviolent Communication (often used in mediation).
Scientist, fiddle player, event producer and Shetlander. Lynda brings her passion for detailed, precise and practical challenges of biological research to the world of creative project management. She is driven and inspired by the plate-spinning, big-picture demands of the planning, coordination and delivery of events. Through her work in science and events, she has developed a set of diverse skills which include teamwork, coordination, festival management, event planning, customer relations, budgeting, science writing, research planning.
Lynda has a deep understanding of Scottish traditional music as a player and a promoter, a love for and strong connection with the Nashville music scene, both as a performer and as a Nashville resident. Lynda is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Immunology / Cell Biology / Toxicology from Edinburgh Napier University. She is an experienced Postdoctoral Researcher, and Festival & Event Manager.
Jono has worked as a Graphic Designer and Artist for over 9 years. His multi-disciplinary roles has involved a cross section of different outputs: including print design, film & animation, web development, and creative coding for interactive artwork.
As a visual artist and printmaker he seeks to explore new technologies which enable a participatory experience for the viewer. In past projects, this has been achieved through interactivity and gameplay. He has a solid knowledge, understanding and experience working as a graphic designer, along with both traditional and digital printmaking techniques, his practice revolves print, physical objects and materials around digital technology.
Jono brings a unique perspective to design innovation through his interest in how the two worlds of virtual and physical meet, contrast and intertwine with one another – questioning our current use of technology in order to create alternative methods of design and image making. Jono is based in Bristol, England.