The Children's University currently has its office at the Royal
Northern College of Music in the centre of Manchester. We have a
core team of 5 who support all aspects of our continually
growing national network:
Ger Graus - born near Maastricht in the Netherlands - officially
took up his position as founding Chief Executive of the national
Children's University on 16th April 2007.
Lynne took up her position as Director of Learning in September
2011. The focus of the role is to manage the development of the
national Children's University's curriculum for learning, also
including website developments and CU volunteering.
Andrea started at the Children's University in May 2007 as
Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive and Company
Triinu started at the Children's University in August 2009 to
cover Andrea's maternity leave period. Before she started at the
Children's University, Triinu worked as Personal Assistant at the
Artland Gallery in Manchester and since her arrival in the United
Kingdom from Estonia in 2005 has been involved in a variety of arts
and media related events.
Michelle is covering Andrea's maternity leave and commenced in
post on October 15th, 2012.
Caroline joined the CU Trust in April 2012 with a clear remit to
raise funds to underwrite the expansion of the Children's
Debbie Bird joins the Children's University (CU) Trust from the
Essex Children's University where, as Manager, she established the
Colchester Children's University with community partners in
Richard Barry was born in Bristol and raised in North London. He
graduated in Ecology from Loughborough University in 1982 and spent
several years working as a field ecologist.
The structure and development of our local Children's University
centres is becoming increasingly diverse.
2012 Children's University