Chief Executive - Jonathan Banks
Administrator – Melissa Page
ixia works with a range of consultants who have relevant specialist knowledge to deliver its projects.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Michael Chambers is a public affairs consultant undertaking work principally within the property industry. He is an Associate Director at the British Property Federation and is the Secretary of the Property Industry Alliance which brings together the principal representative bodies in the property industry. He worked for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors for many years as Head of the Policy Unit and Director of Public Affairs.
Michael DaCosta Babb
Michael has worked for over twenty years within the creative economy and lectures at Catolica University in Porto, Portugal. He is founder member of European Creative Industries Policy Academy.
Ian Dove – Chair
Ian Dove QC is a silk at No5 Chambers in Birmingham. His professional practice as a barrister is based in planning and public law work for both private and public sector clients. Ian holds a number of appointments: a part-time Immigration Judge; a Recorder of the Crown and County Court; a Deputy High Court Judge; Deputy Head of Chambers at No 5 Chambers and a Village Green Inspector. Planning Magazine’s Annual Legal Survey positioned him as one of the top ten planning silks in their 2009 Legal Survey.
Nayan Kulkarni is an artist based in London. For over twenty years he has worked on diverse public realm, architecture and landscape based projects. He has created ambitious architectural and digital works that range from temporary performance based works to major lighting and collaborative interventions in architecture and landscape. He has developed cultural and public art strategies in partnership within public and private sector institutions. Nayan continues to develop collaborative projects in complex localities with diverse communities and places.
Anna Minton is a writer, journalist, policy researcher and consultant. In 2009, Penguin published her book Ground Control: Fear and Happiness in the 21st Century City, which is about the privatisation and control of British cities.
Cathy Newbery FRSA
Cathy Newbery is a public art consultant & curator based in North Cumbria. For the past eighteen years she has worked on collaborative projects for a variety of public spaces with artists, design professionals and the community to develop the debate around art and the environment. She is interested in the connections that can be made for creative approaches to local issues and using design to provide solutions.
ixia was established as Public Art Forum, an unincorporated membership association, in 1987. Public Art Forum transferred to a not for profit company on the 1st April 2003 and the company changed its name to ixia in September 2004 and now has charitable status. The registered charity no is 1106457.//