The team Cactus City

the  Team

Vanessa Threadgold

Founder and managing director, Vanessa founded the first Cactus City Studio after she and her female artists kept having the same experiences in recording studios. A creative director, women's rights advocate.

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Salli Flaherty

Marketing director, Salli came on board in late 2020, and has been instrumental in the growth of the organisation. An executive with an extensive history of growing startups, in fashion, tech and music. 

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Yasmin Spencer

Our Content Creator Yasmin is a talented change maker, with a keen eye on feminist issues. She joins us from Woman2Woman. Yasmin works on our social strategy and is the brain behind the amazing visual assets you see day to day from Cactus City.

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Sophie Smith

SEO and content Sophie describes herself as an uber feminist. A vocalist, lead singer of rock band Hamartia. Sophie leads up our blog, and generally assists with the running of Cactus City.

Molly Isaac

Junior digital editor Molly, is a producer, sound designer and is developing Cactus City's podcast. 


Ellie Gladman

Junior content creator Ellie joins us as part of the government's Kickstart Scheme. She is an aspiring content creator, talented photographer and assists with our social media. 

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