THE CLF FAM
Here are a few of the people that make this place tick.
Please get in touch - we'd love to hear from you.
Executive Creative Director
CLF + Bussey Building Co Founder
07941 429 374
Mickey Smith is the co-founder of the CLF and the brains behind The CLF Art Cafe/Bussey Building. As well as handling the programming of the venue, as Jazzheadchronic he also hosts numerous events including the multi-level behemoth that is The South London Soul Train.
As a creative arts entrepreneur Mickey also works as a music producer, promoter and writer, and is a trained art director, graphic designer and copywriter (J Walter Thompson Hong Kong, Gold Greenlees Trott London, and others).
As head of the CLF Mickey is responsible for the creative direction of the CLF Group and The CLF Art Cafe.
07949 063 584
Saija Kamarainen is head of operations at the CLF Art Cafe/Bussey Building and a director of the CLF. With nearly 20 years experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry, Saija seriously knows her stuff! She keeps things ticking over, from drinks to staffing, day to day operations to constant whip cracking, and is the general head honcho on site.
Should you need anything in terms of the logistics of an event you've booked in at the venue, Saija's the one.
Arts Programming and Production Manager
020 7732 5275
James is responsible for the production and promotion of arts at the venue. If you are interested in a theatre or arts production, get in touch with James.
Events Management and Creative Partnerships
020 7732 5275
Ryan is a CLF Events Manager, responsible for developing Creative Partnerships. Drop him a line with your ideas.