Director: Anne Thwaite
Festival Programme Manager/Curator: Jack Welsh
Festival Programmer: Anahid Kassabian
Creative Producer: Laura Brown
Young Producer: Hilan Gully
Marketing and Communications Manager: Joe Goulding
Creative Education Producer: Chris Carney

LAAF is extremely grateful for the support of dedicated volunteers throughout the year.

Events Team

David McTague
Richard Pontefract
Nicola O’Boyle
Rebecca Duggan


Chair: Afrah Qassim
Board Members: Hamdan Dammag, Zoe Lafferty, Taher Qassim MBE, Sarah Scally, Sharon Sullivan, Diyan Zora
Patrons: Marcel Khalife and Alexei Sayle