Rudi Page, Director of Cultural & Commercial Affairs

Rudi has extensive experience in making connections work for all stakeholders through cross-sectoral and institutional development partnerships within business support, community development, corporate social responsibility, creative industries, higher education, regeneration and the commonwealth diaspora movement, aligned with UK global health and international trade objectives. He developed the widely- acclaimed Diaspora Delivery System and is the co-founder of Caribbean Diaspora Health System +.

Rudi was appointed by HE George Seth Ramocan, Jamaican High Commissioner to the UK as Co-Chair, for Jamaica 55 celebrations during 2017 and has continued to develop plans for Jamaica 60th Anniversary Celebrations 2022.

His interest in reggae music goes back to 1970s and throughout the 1980s as a sales and marketing professional recognising the inspiring power of reggae music for cultural wellbeing and community economic empowerment.

Rudi is an International Ambassador for Commonwealth Future and Trustee for Croydon Education Supplementary Project and Co-Founder of SHEAMOIST9 and K77 Haircare Systems. He has held non-executive and trustee roles for North West London Community Foundation, North West London Chamber of Commerce, RAFFA International Development Agency and Vice-Chairman, Talawa Theatre, and an active member of the Lions Club and Kiwanis International charities.

Rudi continues to carry out his life's mandate to effect change by promoting inclusive, peaceful, caring and enterprising neighbourhoods.