Segun became a Trustee in 2022. He has worked as a singer, poet, composer, playwright, film-maker & club promoter. As singer for cult band, Earthling, he featured on two critically acclaimed albums on Cooltempo and toured across Europe, performing on MTV, BBC1, VH1 & Canal 5. As a poet & playwright, Segun’s work has been commissioned for broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and Radio Manchester. Segun’s debut solo show, Bro 9 at Contact Theatre, won Best Fringe Performer & Best Design in the Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards 2003. Segun has a nominee for the Arts Foundation Performance Poetry award and his first poetry collection, Praise Songs for Aliens, was published in 2009. His most recent play Palm Wine & Stout was featured on Radio 4 Midweek and toured the UK in 2014.
Segun has extensive experience in community arts education, having worked previously for Apples and Snakes and Community Arts North West. Since 2012, he has worked in cultural education strategy and development and is currently Head of Cultural Enrichment at Islington Council.