Meet the team

Natalie Lloyd

Curation / Production

Natalie is Agency Partner at Say Digital – a digital design and development agency and a moonlight events producer. She was formerly Producer for TEDxBrighton for events in 2012/13 and continues to be involved as the event curator.

Marc Koska


Marc is our license holder and leads on big part of of conference curation. Marc has spoken and TED Global and TEDMED events and also is celebrated inventor of medial devices, including a range of once-use syringes, which have saved thousands of lives around the world! (Committee member and volunteer since the beginning)

Digby Killick

Marketing / Promotion

Digby is a digital marketer & strategist. He’s responsible for the marketing of TEDxBrighton including the site, social & newsletter and, most importantly, ensuring the lanyards are put together to the highest quality.

Vicki Hughes

Marketing / Promotion

Vicki Hughes and the Fugu team offer a fresh approach to communications and PR from its team based in Brighton, as well as from an extended network of senior consultants across the country.

Penny Schroder-Smith


A key member of the Fugu PR team, Penny has been a part of many Brighton events. She’s also a ski nut and preparing to study an MA Art History at Sussex Uni.

Greg Hadfield

Speaker Team

Former Fleet Street journalist and digital entrepreneur; Brighton-based Founder of Soccernet and Schoolsnet websites. Organiser of UK’s first Open-Data Cities Conference.

Richard Robinson


Formerly a puppeteer in Spitting Image, Richard set up Brighton Science Festival in 2005. Now, an internationally renowned author, Richard is a seeker after truth.

Adam Tinworth


Adam is a content consultant, journalist, veteran blogger, university lecturer and believer in portfolio careers. He’s responsible for the content strategy of the TEDxBrighton and blog and provides real-time blog coverage of the conferences.

Louise Winters


Louise is passionate about facilitating communications between people, particularly using digital and in her spare time (what is that again?) loves writing.

Ru Harper

Event Management / Production

Ru is TEDxBrighton’s fabulous Stage Manager, she’s also one of NixonMcInnes’ newest Consultants.

Natalia Buckley


Alarming the chiffreal artisans and architectureers since 2012.

Lorne Armstrong

Event Management / Production

Highly experienced designer/facilitator of behavior-changing live experiences. Lorne founded experiential agency Involve to deliver real change.

Dr David Bramwell


Dr Bramwell is creator of Cheeky Guides Books, Sing-a-long-a-Wickerman! and host of Brighton’s long-running conversation night, the Catalyst Club.