Who We Are


Directors - Simon Hill & Rob May

Community Albums is a UK registered charity, headed up and founded by Rob May and Simon Hill. Both have award winning careers as musicians, composers and producers that spans 20 years.

Highlights include their work with Natasha Bedingfield, Westlife and Lulu, and winning a coveted MOBO award. Recent work includes remixes for Imelda May, composing the official worldwide Winter Olympic broadcast theme, and re-arranging/ producing the official FIFA Anthem.

They founded and continue to run Sitting Duck Music and Media, who deliver music to the TV, Games, Music and Film industries.

Alongside their music careers, Simon and Rob have been developing and delivering music and media community projects for the past 9 years  


Head Of International Development - Steve Travis

Vital to the work of Community Albums, Steve Travis heads up our International Development department
. Steve has worked in the international development sector for 15 years, including stints in three African countries, two as country Director with CORD. He headed World Vision UK’s Regional Programmes Team for five years, and continues to consult for various NGOs on International Development issues.



Phil Blackledge: Phil runs a successful business importing tree ferns. He is passionate about people and their potential to change the course of our world for good, in partnership with a creator God and their fellow men

Steve Miles: Steve is a husband, Dad, church leader & mobile chaplain to professional footy players. He is passionate about seeing people fulfil their potential & loves how Community Albums helps to unearth that in people's lives and unleashes it their communities.

Elise Belcher:

Elise became involved with Community Albums when we delivered our international workshop pilot in


in 2010. "I was living and working in Uganda at the time. I was amazed at how the participants


responded to the programme and the results we saw. It became clear that Community Albums

were not only

helping to deliver a tangible product (photos, films and music), but they were giving

communities new skills,

creating a forum for voices to be heard and, most importantly, a way they

would be listened to.I feel privileged

to be involved in an organisation that is positively helping so many

people speak out, and engages the


Elise works for the Salvation Army as their Community Development Co-ordinator for Africa, having


gained a Masters in Development and Emergency practice.

"I know how important it is to build community spirit

to see positive change happen.

I'm really excited to be volunteering my time to see Community Albums

develop and grow."


Kath Goode:



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