• Mark Lawler

    Managing Director
    Telephone: 07984 433 257 or Office: 0151 708 2840
    Email: [email protected]
    Mark Lawler is an experienced Development Professional, with further experience running a business within the city. A graduate of LJMU, Mark is committed to promoting growth within Liverpool.
  • Chris Green

    Operations Manager
    Telephone: 0151 708 5700
    Email: [email protected]
    Chris assists Mark Lawler with the management of Baltic Creative. He manages the website content and social media marketing platforms as well as providing daily administration, operational and tenant support. A BA graduate of Nottingham Trent University, Chris has over 5 years experience working in the creative industries in Liverpool.
  • Alison James

    Marketing and Events Officer
    Telephone: 0151 909 8405
    Email: [email protected]
    Alison provides Baltic Creative with Marketing, PR, Social Media and website copy and support. A graduate of the University of Liverpool with work experience at Biennial, FACT, Open Culture and at Unit 51 Café, Alison brings a real passion and desire to support business in our core sectors.
  • Erika Rushton

    Chair of the Board
    Erika Rushton has a wealth of experience in developing and promoting growth within the creative and digital industries. Her track record is flawless, and she has been hugely influential in the renaissance of Liverpool’s Cultural Quarter, creating an exciting new hub for the Arts and Business communities.
  • James France

    Director
    James is the former Director of Collections and Research Services for the TATE organisation. James has filled top positions within the artistic and creative sectors for almost forty years, and is passionate about bringing his expertise to bear on the Baltic Creative project.
  • Bill Maynard

    Director
    Bill Maynard is a Property Specialist with a history working within the Creative and Digital sectors. He spent 15 years experience as a Local Authority Planner before taking on the role of Development Manager for Urban Splash, winners of numerous Design and Development awards.
  • Lynne Robertson

    Director
    Lynne Robertson is an experienced Business Development Manager with in depth knowledge of the Creative and Digital sectors. She has proven expertise in developing professional business-to-business relationships with partners and stakeholders, and is currently Business Advisor to LJMU.
  • Jayne Casey

    Director
    Jayne Casey has been part of the artistic community in Liverpool, and has been a notable player in the Liverpool music scene for the past 30 years. Jayne has been heavily involved in some of the largest cultural events in Liverpool’s recent history, a record which speaks for itself. As well as managing the development of Liverpool’s renowned Biennial festival, Jayne recently oversaw the opening of Liverpool Capital of Culture 08.
  • Fiona Armstrong-Gibbs

    Director
    Fiona has 15 years of Marketing and Management experience working in the International Fashion and Footwear market. Her expertise and excellent track record have excited interest as far afield as China, where she held the post of Fashion Marketing & Management Lecturer and Course Leader at La Salle College of Art and Design in Shanghai.
  • Anna Heyes

    Secretary / Director
    Anna Heyes is a professional businesswoman with proven experience in Strategic Marketing and Public Relations. After winning the 2004 Management School Business Plan competition, Anna’s company Active Profile has gone from strength to strength, bringing invaluable expertise to new enterprises within Liverpool.
  • Clemens Wangerin

    Director
    Clemens Wangerin has been part of the games industry since 1993. After moving to Liverpool in 1997 to work at local company Psygnosis, Clemens became Studio Director when it merged with Sony Computer Entertainment. Clemens left Sony in 2009 and since then has been involved in several technology start-ups in the city. He is currently Managing Director of Starship, an innovation company focussing on Virtual Reality, and has close ties to The Studio school, where he is a member of the Board of Governors.


  • Peter Lunt

    Director
    Peter Lunt has over 30 years banking experience and joined the Baltic Creative Board late 2014. Peter brings a strong financial track record working with small, medium and large scale businesses. Peter also provides small business support through his own company.
  • Ben Clay

    Director
    Ben Clay is an experienced housing professional with 15 years experience of delivering both affordable and private housing. Ben has a track record of being at the forefront of new thinking and initiatives in UK housing, specialising in affordable home ownership, apartment living, development and regeneration.