Cerian leads on strategic development, including programme development, targeted fundraising and organisational structure. She has more than 15 years’ experience across the sector with a range of art forms. She specialises in working with start-up and grass roots organisations across the country, taking a holistic approach through coaching, mentoring, hands-on support, fundraising and strategy development.


Clients have included Theatre Royal Stratford East, Talawa, The Old Vic, Royal Court, National Centre for Writing Norwich, Apples and Snakes, Mosaic Rooms and Soho Theatre. She has a clear overview of key strategic trust funders including Esmée Fairbairn, Paul Hamlyn, Garfield Weston and Foyle Foundations, and Arts Council England National Lottery Projects Grants.


In 2012 Cerian co-founded Thunderstruck Theatre, creating engaging theatre for public spaces. She also has a long-standing commitment to Theatre Peckham, mentoring and supporting their young performers and producers.


COACHING AND MENTORING

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

FUNDRAISING STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT

MAJOR BID WRITING

CERIAN EILES

Executive Director