Rosie Slay / Co-Founder and Director
Rosie co-founded Ugly Duck in August 2012 with Scarlett. She grew up in Hackney and developed an interest in social and environmental issues from a young age, becoming an active campaigner. She has a background in youth work and facilitation and is particularly interested in initiatives which rethink people’s approaches to each other and the environment. Rosie heads up our City Hunt project, business development, finances and HR.

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Géraldine Atger / Arts and Facilities Manager
Since graduating from her MA in Cultural Management at the Paris Sorbonne University in 2013, Géraldine has worked between Paris and London as a production & tour manager for agencies specialised in new media art projects such as body>data>space in London and Art2M in Paris. From 2014 to 2016 Geraldine has been managing the production and bookings of the Waterlight Graffiti Project, an interactive installation developed by Antonin Fourneau. She has installed exhibitions in Chicago, London, New York, Paris, Singapore, Hong Kong and Moscow. 

Géraldine has a solid understanding of digital arts, and is particularly interested in the relationship between art and technology, and their social impact. 
Get in touch with Géraldine for filming and photography bookings, time banking or to chat about our creative season on 07585 774 227.
Katy White / Communications and Development Manager
Katy has 7 years experience in arts and culture management, most recently working as buildings and operations manager for South East Dance. Katy started her career in the technical industry, working as a stage manager within regional theatres, purpose built event spaces as well as unusual environments such as factories, fields and forests. 
Katy has helped cultivate several creative organisations and spaces from scratch, working to secure funding, to establish ongoing partnerships and to develop operational strategy. Katy joined Ugly Duck in June 2016 to evolve Ugly Duck's work in Tanner Street and beyond. 
Get in touch with Katy for event hires, press and fundraising on 0203 701 1666.
Isabel Dixon / Studio Manager at OFF QUAY
Isabel has three years' experience in venue management and artistic development. She has worked within the Tower Hamlets artistic community since 2013, managing award-nominated theatre The Space on the Isle of Dogs. This has included developing numerous emerging artists and assisting with the launch of a brand new venue - the Roof Garden Performance Space in Canary Wharf's Crossrail Place.

Alongside programming and venue management, Isabel has worked as a freelance producer and writer and her own theatre company, Burn Bright Theatre, was launched in 2014.

Get in touch with Isabel for hire enquiries and creative or community events at Off Quay on 07780 455 916


Scarlett Plouviez Comnas / Founder

Scarlett founded 47/49 with Rosie in 2012 as Artistic Director was fundamental in developing the organisation’s cultural and business strategy. Scarlett left 47/49 at the end of 2013 to lead on a number of theatre projects and continue her work as a freelance director. Keep up to date with what she’s doing by following her on Twitter @scarldawn.