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Photo of Morag Styles, Project Director

Morag Styles

Photo of Beverley Bryan

Beverley Bryan

Photo of Velma Pollard

Velma Pollard

Photo of Roz Hudson, Research Associate

Roz Hudson

Photo of Lorna Down

Lorna Down

Photo of Georgie Horrell

Georgie Horrell

Photo of Sharon Phillip-Peters

Sharon Phillip

Photo of Aisha Spencer

Aisha Spencer

Photo of David Whitley

David Whitley


Morag Styles, Formerly Professor of Children's Poetry, Cambridge Faculty of Education

Professor Beverley Bryan, Formerly Project Director of B.Ed online programmes, UWI, Mona
Lorna Down, Senior Lecturer, Institute of Education, UWI, Mona
Georgie Horrell, Director of Studies for English, Homerton College
Roz Hudson, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Commonwealth Education
Sharon Phillip, Lecturer in Teaching of English, School of Education, Faculty of Humanities and Education, UWI, St Augustine, Trinidad
Velma Pollard
, Poet, Writer, Former Head of Education Studies, UWI
Sandra Robinson, Lecturer in English and Education, UWI, Cave Hill, Trinidad
Aisha Spencer, Lecturer, Institute of Education, UWI, Mona
David Whitley, Lecturer in English, Cambridge Faculty of Education

Richard Carrington, Poetry Archive
Mark McWatt, Poet and Professor Emeritus, UWI, Cave Hill
Mervyn Morris, Poet
Philip Nanton, Poet
Esther Phillips, Poet, organiser of BIM Festival 2012
Dorothea Smartt, Poet, Peepal Tree Press
Sam Soyer, UWI, Cave Hill
Sabine Edwards, Research Assistant


The Advisory Panel met twice a year between 2010-2015 to offer advice on all aspects of CPP, including its overall role and scope. In particular, it oversees the business plan and offers advice on the Teaching Caribbean Poetry Course, the representation of poets within the project, the project website and the project’s links with the online Poetry Archive.

John Agard, Poet
Julie Blake, Poetry Archive
Crispin Bonham-Carter, English Teacher, Alexandra Park School
Malika Booker, Writer Performer; Representative from Apples and Snakes
Richard Carrington / Sir Andrew Motion, Directors, The Poetry Archive
Bea Colley, Participation Producer (Literature), Learning & Participation, Southbank Centre, London 
Judy Curry, Chief Executive, Commonwealth Education Trust
Georgie Horrell, Director of Studies for English, Homerton College
Roz Hudson (Chair), Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Commonwealth Education
Tom MacAndrew, Education Manager, The Poetry Society
John Picknett, Managing Director, 1886 Investments Limited
Sally Roach, Manager, Centre for Commonwealth Education
Dorothea Smartt, Poet; Representative from Peepal Tree Press
Morag Styles, Professor of Children's Poetry and Fellow of Homerton College, University of Cambridge
Helen Taylor, Literature Officer, Cambridgeshire; PA to Poet Laureate
Tessa Ware, Head of English, Alexandra Park School
David Whitley, English Lecturer, Cambridge Faculty of Education