Samenua joins the PPP staff part-time from February to October 2019 to project manage People of Letters, the first phase of the Museum of Colour project.

Samenua Sesher is a writer, coach and culture management consultant. She started her career in theatre and has worked with Nottingham Playhouse, the National Theatre and Ambassadors Theatre Group. She has also worked in television, community arts and heritage. As a cross-artform producer, Samenua has experience of delivering multi-million pound programmes and has fed into national cultural policy; set up and run a local authority culture service; and lectured. She was a 2008/09 Clore Fellow and was awarded an OBE for Services to the Arts in December 2017.  She is also a PPP Associate and an Artist Fellow of the Queen Mary University of London Drama Department.