Who we are

The Cultural Learning Alliance is a collective of over 12,000 passionate and engaged individuals and organisations working right across the arts, cultural, creative, education, youth and learning sectors.

You can browse the full list of our members here.

The Cultural Learning Alliance is chaired by Lord Puttnam and is run by Lizzie Crump and Sam Cairns. 

Steering Group meets quarterly to oversee the work and direction of the Alliance, and an Advisory Panel offers expertise and strategic support to all aspects of the CLA activities.

The CLA Steering Group

Ros Asher, Creative Learning Consultant
Sally Bacon, Executive Director, Clore Duffield Foundation
Andrew Brewerton, Principal & Chief Executive, Plymouth College of Art and Design
Lesley Butterworth, General Secretary, NSEAD
Helen Charman, Director of Learning and Research, Design Museum
Chris Culpin, Chair of Governors, Ansford Academy
Anna Cutler, Director of Learning, Tate Modern
Peter Green, Headmaster, Rugby School
Matt Griffiths, CEO, Youth Music
Alison Holdom, Grants Manager, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Sue Horner, Chair, RSA Academies Board
Linda Jasper, Dance and Cultural Learning Consultant, Youth Dance England
Kevin Jones, Former Headteacher, St John's College School
Alice King-Farlow, Director of Learning, National Theatre
Patricia Lankester, Consultant, Clore Duffield Foundation
Mark Londesbourgh, Programme Manager, RSA
Sally Mancer, Head of ROH Bridge Programme, ROH Bridge
Nicky Morgan, Senior Manager Children, Young People and Learning, Arts Council England
June O'Sullivan, CEO, London Early Years Foundation
Jacqui O’Hanlon, Director of Education, Royal Shakespeare Company
David Parker, Research consultant
Kat Pugh, Headteacher, St Marylebone CE School
Paul Reeve, Chief Executive, Into Film
Jo Reilly, Head of Participation and Learning, Heritage Lottery Fund
Sarah Saunders, Head of Learning, V&A Dundee
Wendy Smith, Director of Learning & Participation, Sage Gateshead
Claire Somerville, Head of Children & Young People’s Dance, One Dance UK
Catherine Sutton, Senior Grants Manager for Education and Learning Through the Arts, Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Kenneth Tharp, Freelance
Pauline Tambling, CEO, Creative and Cultural Skills

You can see the members of our Advisory Panel here.