Louise Winter - Funeral Director & Founder
Louise is a progressive funeral director and the founder of Poetic Endings. Before training as a funeral director by working with a traditional funeral service, Louise was the editor of the Good Funeral Guide and an experienced funeral celebrant. She's also the director of Life. Death. Whatever. - an award festival and community that exists to change the dialogue around death and dying. In 2017, Louise won a Death Oscar at the Good Funeral Awards. She loves food, fashion, poetry and just about everything else.
Tilly Munro - Funeral Director
Tilly arranges beautiful and sensitive funerals around London as well as curating the Poetic Endings' library. She was born in Paris but grew up in London and Oxfordshire and now lives in Tower Hamlets, east London. After being a primary school teacher for five years in Newham, she trained to be a volunteer bereavement counsellor with the charity Cruse. She is married to Iain and has two children, Penny and Joseph.
Anna Lyons - End of Life Support
Anna is an end of life doula, helping those who are living with dying. Her experiences have shown her that people want and need to talk about dying, but they just don't know how. She's also a teacher and fine arts lecturer.
Annika Caswell - Specialist Bodycare Artist
Annika is a non-invasive bodycare artist with a long history of craftsmanship within the bespoke tailoring and couture industry. She moved her skills to the funeral industry after the profound experience of seeing her father sensitively prepared in his coffin. Annika is an occasional actress, keen gardener and devoted mother of two Maine Coon cats.