The Oxjam Edinburgh Takeover 2017 are all dedicated volunteers giving their free time to raising life changing amounts of money.

Takeover Manager – Karl Wood @karlmwood
From events crew hand to festival director, Karl has a wide range of knowledge and experience in building events from the ground up. Passionate about events and equality, he loves exercising his skill set to manage the Oxjam Edinburgh Takeover. Karl also freelances with Kelburn Arts and the Greater Grassmarket Bid, and recently founded Edinburgh’s all-new BlueGrassmarket Festival.


Productions Coordinator – Emily Danby
Emily has a wide range of experience in events and production management, and this is the second year she has been involved with the Oxjam Edinburgh Takeover. Emily works as a freelance stage manager and film runner, most recently working for the Hidden Door Festival at Leith Theatre, CBBC and on the highly-anticipated Avengers: Infinity War.


Productions Coordinator – Kyle Wilson 
More to come soon.



Fundraising Coordinator – Johanna Crossley-Zels
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Fundraising Assistant – Emily Clift
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Marketing Coordinator – Lyn Conroy @Lyndeeloubelle
Lyn has experience in events, social media management and marketing within creative industries as she was heavily involved in creating and promoting dance showcases whilst at university. This is her first year working with Oxjam, but she’s also worked at Edinburgh International Film Festival and Hidden Door. She’s also music coordinator for a professional dance team she is part of.


Marketing Coordinator – Sadia Ali
More to come soon.