Karl Eccles Operations Manager

Karl joined Artswork at the end of February 2011, through the Future Jobs Fund as Finance & Operations Assistant. In 2016, he took on the position of Operations Manager.

Karl left school with 8 GCSEs and went on to complete a Modern Apprenticeship at Whitefriars Housing Office in Coventry, where he obtained an NVQ 2 in Business Administration. He then completed his NVQ 3 in the same subject at Morgan Est, a Civil Engineering company in Rugby, where he was employed as an Assistant Design Coordinator. He worked at Morgan Est for over four years until leaving the company in the summer of 2010 to relocate to Southampton.

Karl has a strong interest in music and photography.

Favourite film: Bugsy Malone

Favourite book: On The Road – Jack Kerouac

Favourite cultural space: (what was) The Kunsthaus Tacheles in Berlin

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Environmental pledge: To be more aware of the recycling process in general, especially when in the office. I have started by doing things like removing plastic windows from envelopes when I open the post, so that the paper can still be recycled.