The Team

Fiona Barr – founder, and creator of Project 52. Intensive interaction coordinator, educational consultant. BA English literature and English language. PGCE. Ex-teacher with over ?? years experience
David Barr – musician, musical director, technical director, volunteer. BSc zoology. PGCE. Ex-teacher with over 20 years experience.


Esther Barr-Volunteer. Support Worker. Nursing Graduate (Msc Nursing Science), Social Work Graduate (BA Hons), Biochemistry Graduate (BSc Hons). Esther has worked in health and social care for over 8 years and has worked in the following areas: older people, stroke rehabilitation, learning disability and young people.
David Needham – Project 52 Director and volunteer. Dave has worked in health and social care for over 7 years including working in the following areas: older people, mental health, learning disability and young people. Social Work graduate (BA Hons). BSc computing. Rebound therapist.



Abigail Rebekah Barr – illustrator for project 52 with a background in social work, with 7 years experience of specialising in therapeutic residential child care and the effects that early years trauma has on behaviour and social and emotional communication. Manager within a residential social care setting.


Simon Barr (the wild service) is a composer, musician and poet. He has been playing for over 15 years and has toured the world with his band.




Priya Sharma is a film editor and artist. She has worked in the Arts Sector for over 10 years. She is currently undertaking a PHD at Goldsmith’s, University of London.

Patrick Hogg- Cameraman/ video animation support for project 52 has 15 years of facilitating outdoor education and play specialising in supporting complex and additional needs. With a more recent transition into physiotherapy and massage. Qualified and registered physiotherapist.

Directors: David Needham, Amy Child, Wendy Hales