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Meet the Team

Findhorn Bay Arts is run by a small core team, a Board of Directors and project leads engaged on freelance basis.

Kresanna Aigner (she/her)

CEO / Creative Director / Board member

Kresanna founded Findhorn Bay Arts in 2012. Kresanna leads on our creative vision and strategic objectives, planning our programme of events and developing partnerships and projects. She is also responsible for the day-to-day running of the organisation and coordination of the team, overseeing and managing ensuring that FBA continues to make creative things continue to happen.

Liz Egan (she/her)

Company Secretary

Liz looks after company and charity compliance, legal and financial. She manages the budgets for the project work of Findhorn Bay Arts and reports directly to the Board of Trustees. Liz has a degree in History and an MA in Information Management and has worked with Findhorn Bay Arts since 2013.

Megan Powell

Marketing & Communications Manager

Megan oversees Findhorn Bay Arts’ marketing and communications, helping us to keep our audiences informed of our latest projects and how they can get involved.

She joined the team in 2024 with eight years’ experience in managing various marketing channels. With a love of drawing, painting, writing, and photography, Megan believes her creativity has been her key strength throughout her career.

Jenny Brown (she/her)

Administrator

Jenny looks after the FBA office, while supporting Liz on Finance Administration. Originally from the Forres area, Jenny studied events management in London before moving to Madrid. A jewellery designer and potter, Jenny enjoys unifying her passion for sustainability and the arts.

Gill Bird (she/her)

Community Engagement Officer

Gill Bird has joined Findhorn Bay Arts as our new Community Engagement Officer. Gill will be supporting the planning and preparation of community participation events and activities as well as working closely with local schools. For our upcoming 5th Findhorn Bay Festival, she will support community groups and schools to attend festival events, as well as aiding volunteers.

Eve Mosher (she/her)

Creative Practitioner / River Animateur, Findhorn Watershed Initiative

Eve Mosher has taken up the role of Lower Catchment Creative Practitioner and River Animateur to support the community engagement programme of the Findhorn Watershed Initiative.

Working at the intersection of climate change and imagination, Eve has a long held practice of working in the context of river catchments and watersheds.

Board Members

Elizabeth Brooks

Chair

Elizabeth is a senior service design advisor with Healthcare Improvement Scotland working on complex service redesign and improvement within health and care services. She was previously the Design Director for the Digital Health & Care Institute at the Glasgow School of Art. Where she led a multi-disciplinary team based in the Highlands and Glasgow was responsible for the planning and execution of the first Experience Labs, which use design practice to create a safe environment to carry out rapid cycles of trialling new ideas in technology, services, roles and behaviour. Elizabeth spent 20 years working in software development and design in the Netherlands.

Wendy Niblock

Director

Wendy is a freelance Arts Publicist/Marketer with over 25 years experience. This has involved developing and utilising a wide range of skills including fundraising, event management, general administration, implementing and managing high profile press and marketing strategies and campaigns.

Laura Walker

Laura Walker

Director

Laura Walker is a member of the National Youth Arts Advisory Group and co-founder of the emerging Highland-based theatre company Vivid Roots Collective. A graduate of UHI’s BA Hons in Drama and Performance, Laura has worked for Dogstar, Framework, Surge, Creative Scotland and National Theatre Connections. Laura is currently researching physical theatres, Feminist performance, and phenomenology through an MRes in Creative Practice at UHI.

Margaret-Anne O'Donnell

Director

Margaret-Anne is founding director of Raw Material, an award-winning, independent, producing company based in Glasgow. Margaret-Anne has extensive experience in arts management, venue and company leadership, touring, producing and programming working with a variety of Scotland’s theatre companies. Prior to setting up Raw Material, Margaret-Anne worked for the National Theatre of Scotland in a number of roles for over a decade.