Jacqui oversees the strategic development of our Festival, ensuring that we stay true to our vision; she has grown the event into a global brand.
Steve is responsible for the creative development of the Festival, but you'll also find him presenting Festival events and sharing his wealth of outdoor knowledge on stage.
Festival Director Clive looks after brand partnerships and guides PR here at Kendal.
Operations Manager & Literature Festival Curator
As Festival Manager, Paul oversees Festival logistics here at Kendal – but that's not the only hat he wears – Paul's passion for literature has led him to curate our ever-growing Literature Festival.
Graphic designer Jenny heads up all things design here at Kendal, presiding over our artwork output with a keen eye for detail.
Business Development Manager
An experienced climber, Adam has been working alongside the Festival for many years, recently taking on a new role – Business Development Manager – in order to maximise opportunities and grow the Festival sustainably.
Anna joined Kendal Mountain Festival in 2017, she heads up marketing here at Kendal, with an aim to inspire people to have their own adventures.
Zoe heads up all things hospitality, community and guest relations; you'll spot her over the Festival weekend wearing red lipstick and entertaining Festival guests with her local anecdotes and hilarious Festival tales.
Anna is the brains behind our tour, scouting venues and organising event logistics up and down the country, so we can take Kendal to new audiences.
Claire is a our film chaser and artistic director. She hunts adventure talent down like hurricanes!
Tom is our Festival Manager. He looks after behind-the-scenes operations, logistics and venues here at the Festival as well as providing support to the team on the ground and looking after our team of amazing volunteers. When he's not working, Tom loves ticking off Wainwright's with his four-legged friend Poppy.
Henry has over 20 years experience as a professional photographer. Henry joined the Festival as Arts Officer and plays a central role in curating our art, photography and literature programme.
Tim is responsible for the smooth running of our famous 'Basecamp Village' – not a small task!
Andy Perkins first got involved with the Festival when as a young rock climber in the early 80's he had a photo exhibited at Kendal. He now organises the training, recruiting, briefing and scheduling of our fabulous presenters
Host & Presenter
Energy on tap, Liam hosts and curates the Basecamp Stage, plans the afterparty and plies the team with top-notch coffee
PhD Researcher and Sustainability Advisor
Seonaid joined us in 2017 to help us to develop our Festival sustainability – through not only looking at how we can reduce their environmental impact and increase our social impact – but also how we are influenced by, and influence, different groups.