Meet the team

Clair Slade

Clair created the first Colour My Park in 2014 to encourage her children and others to visit the amazing parks and open spaces in Cambridgeshire in a really fun way. Her role as a community activist has spread and influenced many

Richard Slade

Richard is a graphic designer, front-end developer, lecturer, animator and social entrepreneur with over 20 years experience in the design industry, his day job is running sladedesign

Carli Pfurtscheller

Carli is a freelance graphic designer and illustrator. She is also currently studying for a master’s in Children’s Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art at ARU. You can find out more about her at

Dr Jade Gunnell

Jade is a naturalist and conservationist who began her career training as an ecologist, before moving into the world of science education and public engagement, and developing an expertise in citizen science and co-creation. She runs wildlife events and community engagement projects at Fieldfare Wildlife