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Jen Walke-Myles

Executive Producer

Jen is an experienced Arts Manager and Producer working in the industry for 15 years and with Activate for seven. She studied Fine Art and went on to work in visual arts, live art, experimental theatre and outdoor arts. She was also independent Producer of her own outdoor events which toured UK festivals from 2007-15 and a successful 1950s themed London club night. At Activate she helps to run the organisation across all things finance, fundraising, governance and strategic planning. Jen is mother to her daughter Betty, who has complex needs, and she is passionate about inclusive practice.

Jen’s favourite Activate moment: seeing the acrobats of CirkVOST diving from the top of their towering 17m high bamboo construction to wow thousands in Poole Park in 2014.

When she’s got time to herself, Jen likes hand-making things (including cocktails) and walking the stunning Isle of Portland where she lives with her family.

Jen uses the pronouns she/her.

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