Meet the team

Unlimited is run in partnership between two arts organisations in London: Shape Arts and Artsadmin, with Senior Producer Jo Verrent.

The Unlimited team members are based at Shape Arts in Kentish Town and at Artsadmin in Aldgate East.

Meet our team members, find out what they do and visit the contact page if you want to get in touch.

Core Team

Clara laughing, wearing a pink t-shirt and an Unlimited lanyard

Clara Giraud

Project Manager


Clara works full time on Unlimited at Artsadmin wearing many hats. She is responsible for our application process and portal development to ensure that each time we call out for artists we improve the process. She is also the team champion for contracts and budgets, supporting the rest of the team with any issues. She holds overall responsibility for artists development and showcasing, and for managing the Artsadmin side of our International work. She is also responsible for inducting us all on our online tools and helping us when we get stuck. She holds strategic responsibility for art and technology across the portfolio and is a key contact for some artists.

Sarah, a caucasian woman in her twenties, is smiling in the street, wearing a pink t-shirt and green lanyard.

Sarah Thewlis

Unlimited Trainee


With a background in literature and creative writing, Sarah is one of the 2019 Unlimited trainees. She is based at Artsadmin and works full-time on Unlimited, learning about the programme and assuming such responsibilities as updating the blog, posting on social media and acting as key contact for various artists. She holds strategic responsibility for literature across the portfolio and for maintaining geographic balance.

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Isabella Tulloch

Programme Coordinator

Shape Arts

Isabella works full time at Shape but only part of that time on Unlimited. She is the key liaison for the programme with Southbank Centre and their Unlimited Festival and is also leading on the logistics for our upcoming Symposium in September 2018. Isabella also coordinates the meetings schedule for the programme – which is no small feat – and runs the selection panel process. She holds strategic responsibility for music across the portfolio and is a key contact for some artists.

Jo Verrent

Senior Producer

Jo leads on the delivery of Unlimited full time, maintaining the workflow of the team and managing the impact the work has both at home and abroad. A self-confessed workaholic, she enjoys spreading the word about the programme and the artists, and travels extensively both nationally and internationally to do so. At home, she is responsible for fundraising, financial monitoring and reporting across the programme, working closely with the finance teams and senior management teams at both Shape Arts and Artsadmin. She manages the relationships with our partners, holds strategic responsibility for dance across the portfolio and is a key contact for some artists.

Wider Team

Katie Haines

Head of Marketing and Development


Niamh Hall

Digital, Communications and PR Officer

Shape Arts

David Hevey


Shape Arts

Grace McDonagh

Marketing Assistant


Mwiza Mkandawire

Head of Finance


Cecilia Wee

Head of Artists' Advisory Services / Producer


Sally Yarwood

Strategic Project Manager

Shape Arts

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