The Team

Our Team helps with the running of This Is It! aiming to help young people embark on their careers in the Creative Industries. Meet the team and say hello using our contact form.

Our Team

Izzy Stewart

Izzy is the Online Content Developer for This Is It! helping curate content that engages and inspires our growing network.


Izzy graduated from London College of Communication with a Degree in Design for Graphic Communication. Since graduating she has worked on a mix of both freelance and industry based roles within design and technology. She has a strong interest in web design and in the last year has built up her knowledge of coding and designing for the internet.


April Cooper

IMG_3404 (5)At 14 April joined the Tate moderns, young curators group ‘Raw Canvas’ that’s when she realised it was possible to pursue a career in the arts. During university she won both a research travel bursary to Japan for her interactive geographical childrens book and  E-factor (UEL’s annual start up competition) for her childrens brand, which was  featured in the July 2013  issue of Canary Wharf Magazine, Enterprise East London and Unltd.


Martin Bright

Award-winning journalist Martin Bright is the founder and CEO of The Creative Society, the charity behind THIS IS IT!.


He is the former Political Editor of the New Statesman and The Jewish Chronicle, and regularly writes for The Guardian. His idea for The Creative Society captured the imagination of the cultural world in 2009 and attracted the support of politicians from across the political spectrum.

Since March 2009 he has been working closely with ministers, officials and arts organisations to deliver jobs in the creative industries.