Meet the team

“Foundation Stones, India Remembers, Football Veterans… I’ve a passion for fresh ideas which spark and inspire everyone to get involved.”

Dr Virginia Crompton

Founder CEO

“I am proud of our recent collaboration with the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller community in Wales. I love making new connections.”

Victoria Hatchett

Executive Producer

“I am passionate about creative education and have seen first-hand the positive impact of Big Ideas programming.”

Lottie Selwyn

Senior Producer

“Meaningful engagement is the heart of what we do. I love getting to know so many inspiring groups and individuals through our projects.”

Esther Myers


“I love meeting new people and hearing their stories, I am proud that Big Ideas puts people at the heart of what we do and why we do it!”

Sophie Pester


“I love connecting with people from a variety of backgrounds and all generations. I’m proud that Big Ideas works to inspire people, not just nationwide but further afield too.”

Hollie Witton

Assistant Producer

“My favourite thing about my role is working on a variety of exciting and innovative projects which bring people together, and seeing the smiles on people’s faces when they’re taking part.”

Angela O'Callaghan

Assistant Producer

“Research, education, peripheral histories, community engagement – and of course – football – Big Ideas is the perfect combination of all my interests.”

Sharika Alam

Assistant Producer