About The Team

Aerial Edge Artists is run by a dedicated team of individuals who split their time between Aerial Edge Artists and it’s parent company Aerial Edge Circus School which offers recreational circus classes of all varieties to anyone willing to learn.


Ellie Taylor

Company Director

Ellie has been working in the Scottish Events scene since 2014 and has now combined her work ethic and love of the performing arts to become the Events Manager for both Aerial Edge Artists and Aerial Edge Circus School - we’ve yet to get her on the Flying Trapeze though!


Dr Stewart Watts

Finance Manager

Stewart first discovered circus while studying towards a PhD in pharmaceutical science (naturally!) and has been performing aerial acrobatics since 2012. As well as being a master of Aerial discipline, Stewart is also a wizard with numbers and is our company Finance Manager


Mark Gibson


Mark is the Managing Director of Aerial Edge and has specialised for the last 20 years in education for both technical, physical and artistic disciplines. Mark has an extensive background in Chinese Martial Arts and Tai Chi; he is an international gold medal winner and has been training and teaching for the last 28 years.


Catherine Knowles

Board of Directors

Catherine discovered Flying Trapeze whilst walking along Santa Monica Pier in 2005 and hasn’t looked back since. Catherine has performed her Aerial skills for the likes of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’, Kylie Minogue and can be found regularly flying through the air at Aerial Edge in Kelvin Hall.


Richard Walker

Marketing & Press

Richard is a man of many talents and runs the marketing, social media and press for both Aerial Edge Artists and its parent company, Aerial Edge Circus School. Since 2017 Richard has given the company a fantastic online presence and is also responsible for a lot of the amazing pictures of our artists.