Angela Sykes, Director
Jess Wythe, Deputy Director
Jess Johnston, Arts & Heritage Outreach Manager
Justine Moss, Arts & Heritage Outreach Officer
Harry Moore, Technical Manager
Sue Best spent thirty years as a teacher in Norfolk high schools (twenty of those in Diss), eight years as an education advocate for young people within the youth justice service and was a long term foster carer for Norfolk County Council. Sue joined the Corn Hall volunteer team in 2010 and is interested in offering accessible theatre and live events to young people and their families, and supporting the participation of young people as they work toward their Arts Award accreditations. Sue is a regular volunteer in the Box Office and as a steward at events.
Anthony Brice has a Masters Degree in Engineering and initially trained as a Civil Engineer. During that time he became interested in business and went on to study accountancy. He has worked for SMEs and specialised in financial reporting, auditing and corporation tax for a national accountancy firm. In 2013 he started his own practice in Diss. He is passionate about his work and provides expert financial support to the Corn Hall.
Chris Brown has been a volunteer steward with the Corn Hall for the past four years and was appointed to the Trust in 2015. Chris’ background is as a solicitor and he works part time for Norfolk County Council. His main role on the Board relates to legal matters and governance.
Ray Bryant is an architect with 50 years’ experience in social and private housing, university and scientific buildings, and large scale office buildings. He is an urban cyclist, Secretary of Construction Industry Cycling Commission, and member of the Classic Car Club in London.
David Case changed career from a corporate planner in industry to set up Christies Contemporary Art in the ‘70s. Subsequently he was a director of the international art group, Marlborough Fine Art,before setting up his own consultancy. He was one of the founding trustees of the Corn Hall Trust and is the treasurer.
Glynne Lloyd-Davis qualified as a chartered secretary and worked in the mining industry becoming assistant secretary at Rio Tinto plc. He became a trustee and Trust secretary on the incorporation of the Trust in mid 2009, and is responsible for the corporate administration, premises licence and until 2015 the Heritage Open Days programme.
Professor Jill Robinson
Richard Vivian is an engineer and founder of a company that provides audio and acoustic consultancy to the music industry. With a career spanning 25 years he has worked in music venues and recording studios all over the world. He has developed the sound, lighting and AV resources at the Corn Hall so that we can offer exceptional technical production standards at our events.