Advisory Board and Board Members

Chloe Alexander is a Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, whose work on family care, inequalities and social policies contributes to the ESRC Centre for Care. Her work with young carers groups and her writing has been supported by a Capacity-Building Fellowship from the NIHR School for Social Care Research. 

Chloe Marley  has been passionate about art from an early age, both practically and theoretically, and this has developed into an interest in heritage and an enthusiasm for collections care. Her academic qualifications and work experiences reflect this and were chosen to give her a strong grounding in issues surrounding archives, museums and galleries; from art access and appreciation through to business issues and strategies. She currently work as a collections manager at Bentley priory museum. She has been a board member of On the Record since the organisation began.

Dzmitry Suslau is a Creative Director of Climate Art, an interdisciplinary public art platform focused on environmental change. He also lectures at UCL and has previously contributed to exhibition research at the V&A and other cultural institutions in the UK and internationally. 

Kendra Schneller: Nurse Practitioner, Health Inclusion Team, Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, has been working in homeless and inclusion health for 14 years, providing nurse led primary care clinics in hostels, day centres, street outreach, hotels. Kendra won the Nursing Standard’s community nursing award 2011, Kings Health Partners Adult Mentor in 2014 and has published articles. Kendra is an NHS Assembly member, Joint Treasurer - Multicultural Staff Network, Windrush Florence Nightingale Foundation Scholar, Vice Chair - London Network of Nurses and Midwives, Secretary - Manna Day Centre, board member - Dublin Simon Community, Queen’s Nurse. Kendra’s passion is highlighting the importance of Inclusion health and driving system changes.

Jenneba Sie Jalloh is a writer, teacher, and freelance educator. She left formal education to work in literature development and has worked as an education manager, literature consultant and programmer with The British Library and Spread the Word, literature development organisation. She has worked with schools, community centres, libraries, and arts venues as a project manager and workshop facilitator, including The Southbank Centre and the International Literature Festival Dublin. She has a deep interest in oral history and edited All Saints and Sinners, a book about young men who stowed away from Sierra Leone in the 1940s, and settled in Ladbroke Grove, London; her father was one of them. As a writer she has been involved in mentoring young writers and has also been a writer- in-residence. She has had short stories, poetry and non-fiction published in several anthologies including, Daughters of Africa (Vintage), A Map of Me (Penguin), and The Candle Fixer (Wasafiri Magazine for International Contemporary Writing). She is proud and delighted to have been a board member of On the Record since the beginning, watching them grow, inspiring so many with their dedication, imagination and belief in the power and importance of oral history.  

Judy Joseph Judy trained as a Health Visitor and undertook wide-ranging roles in Community Health, holding management positions in the NHS, voluntary sector, and the British Forces Overseas. She pursued her interest in preventative health and explored the professional practise of Health Visitors' working with refugee families.  Judy now freelances in the Museum and Heritage Sectors, undertaking various roles including developed and facilitated ESOL Tours at the British Museum.  Currently involved in the Horniman Museum's Community Hub Research Project, Judy is passionate about oral histories, and the therapeutic and enrichment potential museums and their objects offer to people's psychological and physical well-being.

Maria Stephens is a senior researcher at AIR. In this capacity, Stephens provides analytic, writing, and other technical support for projects, with two foci in recent years: on coordinating international activities in the area of assessment and indicators and on district-level education reform.

Remi Apata-Omisore has an interest in oral history, integrated healthcare, trusteeship, and Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (DAOs). She has worked as a Victim Contact Officer, Community Support Worker and now as the Lead Social Prescribing Link Worker for a West London based Primary Care Network, work to improve the social determinants of health by connecting people to local community and statutory services. She's currently a trustee for Home-Start Hillingdon, a volunteer at The Listening Place, a contributor to an impact DAO focused on women’s economic empowerment and more recently, joined the UCL Partners Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Panel.

Tania Aubeelack has been involved in oral history work since 2018 when she got involved with our youth-led project looking at the impacts and consequences of the SUS laws and police racism within British society. Ever since, she has worked with On The Record on a number of oral history projects which include radical bookshops and adventure playgrounds. She is a human rights activist for Journey to Justice, a human rights national education charity looking at how untold stories from ordinary people in various human rights movements galvanise people to take action for justice and social change. She started volunteering with them in 2016 and became their chair of trustees in 2021. She is also part of a youth-led social action group at the Winch known as Take Back The Power. She was a co-researcher on a research project in 2021-2022 looking at violence against women and girls of colour in Camden, and the group are looking into implementing the recommendations in the near future. Her hobbies are reading non-fiction books, dancing Sega from Mauritius and playing basketball for fun. 

Wajid  Yaseen  is a Manchester-born, London-based artist whose work draws on an inter-disciplinary approach to develop sound-based works encompassing installations, live performances, acousmatic music, graphic scores, and sound sculptures. Wajid is the director of the sound art research cooperative Modus Arts, the co-founder of the destructivist Scrapclub project, and director of the Ear Cinema project. Wajid holds an MA in Arts and Design with a focus on Sonic Arts, and his work has been exhibited and performed at the ICA Gallery, Arnolfini, Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Whitechapel Gallery, Laban, and the Freud Museum.

Yinka Danmole is a creative strategist and producer, who is big on community, culture and design. He is the Director of Studio Danmole, a practice centred on crafting meaningful exchanges, experiences and connections. From public art Installations, social Interventions and curated events to creative development programmes and compelling storytelling campaigns. The mission of the studio is to create fertile ground for extraordinary ideas and collaborations to exist that help us look at the world in a new way.