The Team

Events Team

Belinda Gray

The founder and CEO of AFC, an ex-nursing sister and garden lecturer.

Nick Crocker

Head of sculpture, AFC trustee and interior design owner of Red House Textiles near Woodbridge.

Julia Scowsill

AFC sculpture curator, and manages our online auctions. Works as an image consultant and stylist away from AFC.

Amanda Deacon

AFC volunteers recruitment and exhibition planning since 2016 with a degree in History of Art.

Portrait of artist and team member Simon Turner at Helmingham Hall

Simon Turner

Assists with events planning and exhibition hanging for AFC whilst making ceramics and teaching art and design at a school in London.

Jacqui Maine

AFC sculpture curator and fundraising committee member. Jacqui is also an active grandmother to 8 little girls.

Portrait photograph of Sharon Pursey OBE

Sharon Pursey OBE

With a background of AI tech for good, Sharon enjoys supporting the team's socially impactful mission.

Mandy Leeson

Assists with exhibition and events planning for AFC and leads our Art Army initiative. Owns homewares shop Vanil in Woodbridge.

Jean Blackwood-Pugh

Jean assists in the committee with AFC events planning whilst co-ordinating volunteers and our catering.

Portrait of team member Sharon Chin at Helmingham Hall

Sharon Chin

Generates Art Army activities and makes events decorations. Sharon is an ex Practice Nurse currently studying an Art Foundation Diploma.

Portrait of team member Suzi Clogg holding an umbrella

Suzy Clogg

Organises AFC events catering and assists with volunteers recruitment. Originally worked as a radiographer.

Lauren Vince

AFC designer and marketing support. Recent History of Art (MA) graduate at the University of York.


Belinda Gray

CEO of Art For Cure, ex- nursing sister and garden lecturer

Nick Crocker

AFC sculpture curator and interior design owner of Red House Textiles

Alex Gray

Chief Executive Officer Clarksons Futures

Ilyena Froud

Consultant radiologist at Suffolk Hospital Trust, Ipswich

David Sutton

Retired banker

Claire Burgess

Senior Accountant

Art For Cure is a nationally registered charity (No. 1175161) raising money through the sale of art to provide grant funding to leading breast cancer research in the UK and breast cancer support services.