Fiona Bell


Fiona leads the thrive team and is responsible for the overall strategy, direction, and culture of the organisation. With over 20 years of experience in the cultural sector, Fiona understands the needs of organisations at both a policy and operational level. She makes sure that thrive delivers on those needs and is passionate about driving audience-led change.

Christine Bowen

Business Support Executive

Christine provides invaluable support for the thrive team. From office management and operational support for projects, to assisting our CEO in ensuring thrive’s good governance and strategic growth. Christine has over 10 years’ experience in the arts sector in operations and marketing roles - working for venues, festivals and support organisations.

Claire Rose Canavan

Client Relationships Executive

Claire Rose provides project-management support to all of thrive’s clients and is often the first port of call for help and advice.  She provides training for both ourselves and on behalf of our clients, alongside managing our events programme. Claire Rose has a degree in drama and has worked in the tourism industry.

Laura Cusick

Research Executive

Laura works on data analysis, creation of reports and analysis of customer and sales data for our clients and partners. Prior to joining thrive, Laura spent six years in market research, working with clients such as PepsiCo and Google. She holds a masters in Business Administration.

Maurane Ramon

Communications Executive

Maurane manages communications for thrive, including our website, social media, newsletter and visual identity. She also provides practical communications solutions and support to our clients. Previous to thrive, she worked as part of a music PR agency and has been using her skills in various music festivals and events around the ROI and NI. She holds a BA in Communications and a MA in Arts Management & Cultural Policy.

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