MEET THE TEAM

Beatfreeks is run by our Birmingham-based staff team, our Youth Steering Committee of young leaders, and our Board of Directors. We also have an extended network of associates who we work with on specific projects, keeping our work agile and responsive.

STAFF TEAM

Anisa Morridadi
Founder & CEO

The Matriarch. Passionate about the relationship between creativity, innovation and change. Forbes 30 Under 30. Wears her Brummie accent proudly.
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Bohdan Piasecki
Creative Producer at Beatfreeks

Poet, performer, facilitator, translator. Loves coffee, basketball, and gaming. Representing Warsaw, Poland.
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Tatenda Munzara
Storyteller and Marketing Assistant at Beatfreeks

Writer, visual artist, Christ-based Youtuber. A believer that everyone has something to share (journalist). Chill-hop and Motown are my life's soundtrack.
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Emma Freake
Finance Officer at Beatfreeks

Card carrying nerd. Enthusiast for creativity, learning and new experiences. Nature is my happy place. Loves classic cocktails, good food and sniffing old books.
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Loreal Stokes
Assistant Project Manager at Beatfreeks

Loves everything that serves women's empowerment and racial equality. Oozes with passion and a certified book worm.
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Amy Clamp
General Manager at Beatfreeks

Theatre producer and developer. Loves to make things happen!
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Sipho Ndlovu
Consultant at Beatfreeks

Arts enthusiast always asking for answers; as a facilitator, poet, actor and dancer.
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Tara Buckley
Project Manager at Beatfreeks

I'm essentially a party planner with a purpose. These metaphorical parties are about bringing people together in order to fuel social change.
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Andreea Chelaru
Project Manager for Don’t Settle at Beatfreeks

Project manager and activist for social justice. Loves animals. Has a huge passion for the works and life of Frida Kahlo. Romanian sense of humour.
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Chloe Deakin
Community Engager at Beatfreeks

My role focuses on enabling the community through providing development opportunities whilst using my marketing skills to connect with them online and offline!
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Amerah Saleh
General Manager at Beatfreeks

Spoken word artist, facilitator, education change-maker. Loves bow ties. Proud Brummie.
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Sophia Griffin
Project Manager at Beatfreeks

Theatre maker, facilitator and developer. Happiest in the sunshine.
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Mathilde Petford
Head of Insight at Beatfreeks

Believes in the power of people, theatre and rainbows. Has loud clothes and a loud voice. From Wolverhampton.
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Eleni Kyriacou
Lead Producer at Beatfreeks

Fervent for live performance, authentic experiences and the art of presence. Committed to Joy, Kindness and productivity.
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Elle Covell
Head of Insight at Beatfreeks

Proud Northerner, new to Brum. Loves cats, coffee and making data accessible. Believes in the power of community, empathy and dancing.
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Tom Nelson
Head Of Community at Beatfreeks

Fine artist, singer/performer, Jesus follower and arsenal fan. I have a passion for engaging the wider community with innovative and extraordinary activity.
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Sharan Dhanda
Producer for Don’t Settle at Beatfreeks

Painter, photographer, boxer. Scarily good at jigsaws. Public liability and clumsy. Full of H20 and ice cream.
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Fabio Thomas
Project Manager at Beatfreeks

Musician, writer and cook. Passionate about: pasta, Welsh rugby, spreadsheets and Marvin Gaye.
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Eugene Hilton
Community developer at Don't Settle

I freeze time with my camera (photographer), Lover of creativity and art. Proud African.
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YOUTH STEERING COMMITTEE

I'm a radio host with a contagious enthusiasm for new ideas, people and activities!
ADELLE DAVIES
I am a recent MSc graduate, young entrepreneur who's always earger to grasp new opportunities and help others.
KEIYA ROBINSON
Highly driven with a questioning mind. Loves meeting new people and the youngest one here. Local Photographer and currently studying psychology at Oxford University
JOSH RECIDO
Curious about humans and seeking knowledge. I am writer, campaigner and future world leader.
HAMDA MOHAMED
My passion for life all centres around creativity – whether that is personally writing books, stories, song lyrics and performing poetry, or through impacting the next generation of young minds by providing platforms and events for them to grow
TOM FARREN
Internationally minded, architecture professional and phd student in town planning. Budding entrepreneur in the overlap between urbanism and fashion.
SIMEON SHTEBUNAEV
I am open to learning new things and being creative in the things that I do. I love having an idea and developing it to becoming actuality as that means I can see growth.
PELUMI FATAYO
MC & entrepreneur with an interest in property and community led enterprises
CREDO ISHEJA

OUR BOARD

ANISA MORRIDADI

Founder and CEO of Beatfreeks; experienced consultant, speaker and host; award-winning social entrepreneur.

HELGA HENRY

Consultant working in the cultural sector, with experience at Birmingham Hippodrome, a secondment to New York, and a Clore Fellowship.

IAN HUGHES

Heading up finance and corporate services for The National Lottery Community Fund, with a background as finance director and in operational roles for the BBC.

ISOBEL WILSON-CLEARY

Communications professional working for a communications agency with organisations, individuals and collectives focused on creating positive social change in the UK and overseas.

SURIYA ROBERTS-GREY

Practicing multidisciplinary artist passionate about equal opportunities and representation; workshop facilitator with young people.

ASSOCIATES

Completing PhD with Beatfreeks Consulting over the next three years
JILL ROBINSON

Associate of Beatfreeks

Part of a beatbox quartet and a big Aston Villa fan
MICKEL MORRIDADI

Associate of Beatfreeks

Nerea is an art director & graphic designer landed from Barcelona.
NEREA PÉREZ

Associate of Beatfreeks

Yinka is a Designer and Producer developing work somewhere between Arts, Technology and Urbanism. Convince Yinka to do anything by feeding him Nigerian meat pies!
YINKA DANMOLE

Associate of Beatfreeks

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