MEET THE TEAM

Rico Johnson-Sinclair

Festival Development Manager

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Rico Johnson-Sinclair is an advocate of inclusion and diversity in the creative arts industry.

Director of CineQ -a queer film festival operating in Midlands focusing on films from, or about QTIPOC (Queer Trans and Intersex People of Colour).

Rico has created safe spaces for LGBTQ+ people in Birmingham with inclusive cinema programming and a wealth of arts and third sector marketing and campaigning experience.

Neil Anderson

Neil Anderson

SHOUT Steering Group Chair

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Neil has been Chair of the SHOUT Steering Group since 2012.  He has a background in audience development, commercial and business support, marketing and communications and strategic planning gained from a career across a number of organisations and roles including Cadbury, Cadbury World, arts centre management, venue management, and STEM project development.  He is currently the Interim Director of External Affairs at the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, is a trustee of Birmingham LGBT and has previously been Chair of the Midland LGBT Employee Network.