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The Team






Paul Lancaster
Director

Paul’s background is in secondary school teaching, church leadership and faith based projects in a number of different countries.

For the last 15 years, he has been involved in networking and establishing relationships with over 30 nationalities in Leeds. He has organised intercultural festivals, gatherings for dialogue and intercultural training. For a number of years he has also hosted international students in his home.

Paul holds a MA in Global Leadership in Intercultural Contexts and has researched how diversity can be an advantage in bringing transformative change in cities.

Paul was responsible for the co-development and co-delivery of the innovative and accredited Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) Intercultural Leadership and Management Level 3 course.

Chris Burrows
Policy Analyst

Chris has extensive professional experience, across private and public sectors, working on a range of social and public policy initiatives and programmes.

Working within some of the most culturally diverse and economically deprived areas of the UK, Chris has undertaken roles within the following sectors: policy research & development; economic development & regeneration; integrated early childhood care and education; further & higher education; migration and community development.

Chris has developed and deployed bespoke organisational targeting strategies, using amongst other techniques, intercultural approaches to support: demographic & community mapping; community consultation & engagement; service user engagement & assessment; staff engagement & development; training and development; organisational statutory assessment and compliance.

Dr Icarbord Tshabangu
Advisor

Research and Knowledge Exchange on Intercultural Leadership

Lecturer - Leeds Trinity University Institute of Childhood and Education.

Kieran Hughes
Designer

Multimedia Designer.

Broadcast Designer, BBC. Design Director, Washington DC. TV Branding, Presentation & Marketing: Canal+, NBC Europe, BSkyB & CNBC.