Saya Snow Kitasei
DIRECTOR

Saya has been Director of the Theatre since late 2016. She is a member of Xynteo’s Executive Committee, and her previous roles include Head of Energy, Head of Resilience and programme director for the 2015 Global Projects Exchange in New York. She is also director of forthcoming documentary ‘The Myken Project’.

Saya has been Director of the Theatre since late 2016. She is a member of Xynteo’s Executive Committee, and her previous roles include Head of Energy, Head of Resilience and programme director for the 2015 Global Projects Exchange in New York. She is also director of forthcoming documentary ‘The Myken Project’.

Louise Lilja
EXPERIENCE DESIGN

Louise has led on event execution and shaping the participant experience since the London 2016 Theatre. She increasingly plays a role in programme development, sourcing artistic contributors and experiential design. She has a leadership role on Xynteo’s Arenas Team and originally hails from Sweden.

Louise has led on event execution and shaping the participant experience since the London 2016 Theatre. She increasingly plays a role in programme development, sourcing artistic contributors and experiential design. She has a leadership role on Xynteo’s Arenas Team and originally hails from Sweden.

Toril Helsem Schaumburg
GUEST MANAGEMENT

Toril has been with Xynteo since 2009, and leads on invitations and guest management for The Performance Theatre. But Toril’s dedication to taking good care of our participants and partners has touched Xynteo events globally, from the Exchange/Norway in 2017 to events in India, China, the US and beyond.

Toril has been with Xynteo since 2009, and leads on invitations and guest management for The Performance Theatre. But Toril’s dedication to taking good care of our participants and partners has touched Xynteo events globally, from the Exchange/Norway in 2017 to events in India, China, the US and beyond.

Jørgen Tveitan
GUEST MANAGEMENT

Jorgen’s been with Xynteo as an intern since 2013, and permanently since 2017, focusing on TPT guest management and production. He’s worked on TPTs in the UK, Portugal, Norway, Turkey and Singapore. Passionate about international relations and politics, he studied Political Science and Business.

Jorgen’s been with Xynteo as an intern since 2013, and permanently since 2017, focusing on TPT guest management and production. He’s worked on TPTs in the UK, Portugal, Norway, Turkey and Singapore. Passionate about international relations and politics, he studied Political Science and Business.

Tim Steinecke
ADVISOR

Originally from Berlin, Tim provided insights on TPT Germany 2018, and remains on board for Seattle 2019. Prior to joining Xynteo in 2017, Tim lived in China, India and Malaysia for many years researching the relationship between state-owned energy companies and governments for his PhD.

Originally from Berlin, Tim provided insights on TPT Germany 2018, and remains on board for Seattle 2019. Prior to joining Xynteo in 2017, Tim lived in China, India and Malaysia for many years researching the relationship between state-owned energy companies and governments for his PhD.

Masarat Daud
ILA COMMUNITY DEVELOPER

Masarat is passionate about grassroots education work in India and runs a community center in Rajasthan. She is a TED speaker (2014) and also organises TEDxShekhawati, India’s largest TEDx event. She is an active blogger, interested in feminism and Islam. Masarat is working on the Inspired Leadership Award.

Masarat is passionate about grassroots education work in India and runs a community center in Rajasthan. She is a TED speaker (2014) and also organises TEDxShekhawati, India’s largest TEDx event. She is an active blogger, interested in feminism and Islam. Masarat is working on the Inspired Leadership Award.

Stefan Chojnicki
COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Stefan has worked on TPT Singapore 2017 and is back for Seattle 2019. He is Senior Communications Manager at Xynteo. His work involves planning and delivering communications and engagement strategies across multi-stakeholder, collaborative programmes.

Stefan has worked on TPT Singapore 2017 and is back for Seattle 2019. He is Senior Communications Manager at Xynteo. His work involves planning and delivering communications and engagement strategies across multi-stakeholder, collaborative programmes.

Guro Alise Bottolfsen
GUEST MANAGEMENT

Guro joins the team for TPT Seattle 2019. She joined Xynteo in 2011 and works on the planning and execution of Xynteo events as part of the Arenas team. Guro has a BA in Arts Management from BI Norwegian Business School, and studied Chinese at the University of Oslo and Peking University in Beijing, China.

Guro joins the team for TPT Seattle 2019. She joined Xynteo in 2011 and works on the planning and execution of Xynteo events as part of the Arenas team. Guro has a BA in Arts Management from BI Norwegian Business School, and studied Chinese at the University of Oslo and Peking University in Beijing, China.

Ruhi Jhunjhunwala
COMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT

Ruhi has joined the team for TPT Seattle 2019, bringing a wealth of programme insight from the performing arts through her previous work as a cultural manager in India. Ruhi moved to London in 2017 as a CWIT scholar to study MA Performance and Culture Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Ruhi has joined the team for TPT Seattle 2019, bringing a wealth of programme insight from the performing arts through her previous work as a cultural manager in India. Ruhi moved to London in 2017 as a CWIT scholar to study MA Performance and Culture Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London.