Meet The Team

STORYBOX is the creation of media and design practice Esem Projects.

We're supported by an experienced team of digital placemakers, community engagement specialists and content innovators. 

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Dr. Sarah Barns

 
Co-Founder
Programs & Partnerships Lead

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An urban innovation strategist and storyteller, Sarah brings a lifelong love of cities and creative placemaking to her work with STORYBOX. 

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Michael Killalea
 

Co-Founder 
Technology and
Design Lead

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Michael leads on Technology and Design for STORYBOX, with over twenty years' experience executing large scale creative programs and art interventions for a range of public and private clients. 

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Leif Wilson

Events & Infrastructure Lead

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Leif leads AV delivery and events partnerships for STORYBOX, with extensive project and technical management experience in the events and media sectors. 

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Piers Grove 

 
Content Strategy

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A publishing strategist and producer, Piers supports STORYBOX in the execution of content partnerships and strategy across not for profit and clean energy sectors. 

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Bill Dunbar 

 
Operations & Finance 

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Bill draws on extensive experience in infrastructure delivery and finance to support STORYBOX strategic planning and precinct partnerships.  

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Claire Edwards

Community Partnerships

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Claire is an experienced designer and place maker, with a passion for play-based community engagement and storytelling. 

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