Board appointments at Southbank Centre

Left to right Glyn Aikins, Sandy Rattray and Lisbeth Savill
21 Jun 2020

Southbank Centre has announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Governors: President of Since ‘93 record label and diversity in music champion GLYN AIKINS; Chief Investment Officer of Man Group, SANDY R

New CEO for the Production Guild of Great Britain

Professor Lyndsay Duthie
21 Jun 2020

PROFESSOR LYNDSAY DUTHIE will be the new CEO at the Production Guild of Great Britain.

Rudd to chair Tate

Roland Rudd
14 Jun 2020

Multimillionaire PR specialist ROLAND RUDD will succeed Lionel Barber as Chair of Tate on the conclusion of his term in January 2021. A Trustee of Tate since 2017, Rudd was elected by other trustees in a private ballot.

Southbank Centre appoints Director of People and Culture

Fiona Evans
14 Jun 2020

FIONA EVANS, currently HR Director at Zoological Society of London (ZSL), has been appointed Director of People and Culture at the Southbank Centre from September 2020, responsible for leading its people strategy and HR function.

Director of Birmingham Museums Trust retires

Dr Ellen McAdam
14 Jun 2020

ELLEN MCADAM has stepped down as Director of Birmingham Museums Trust after almost seven years in the post. She had been due to step down in October 2020, but has advanced her retirement to care for a family member.

Two new partners at Counterculture

14 Jun 2020

JO WRIGHT, Director of Wright Consulting (UK) Ltd and previously a Senior Associate with Counterculture Partnership LLP, has become a partner in the organisation.

Five new trustees at National Museums Liverpool

14 Jun 2020

Three-year appointments have been announced for media executive HEATHER BLYTH; insurance risk and compliance officer PAUL ECCLESON; museums and heritage consultant RITA MCLEAN; lawyer TONY

Grayling becomes Trustee of National Portrait Gallery

Chris Grayling MP
07 Jun 2020

CHRIS GRAYLING, former Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Transport, has been appointed as a Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery.

The Place appoints Trustees

Eva Sarma and Michael "Mikey J" Asante
07 Jun 2020

Two new board members have joined dance training, creation and performance company, The Place.

Abramson to hold the fort at Ludus Dance

Kit Abramson
07 Jun 2020

As CEO ANTHONY BRIGGS leaves Ludus Dance, Artistic Director and Development Manager KIT ABRAMSON will take over his responsibilities for an interim period while recruitment for his replacement is postponed during

Jeens takes interim role at Jewish Museum Interim

Frances Jeens
31 May 2020

Jewish Museum London has announced that FRANCES JEENS will be its Interim Director to prepare a new business model for the organisation and put it on a more sustainable financial footing.

Leaders appointed at Lightpost

31 May 2020

Two previous members of Lightpost Theatre Company, MATHIAS ANDRE and CJ WEBLEY, have taken up leadership roles in the organisation.

Interim Director for Crescent Arts

Adrian Friedli
31 May 2020

As STUART CAMERON, Director of Crescent Arts for the past 12 years, stands down, ADRIAN FRIEDLI will become interim Consultant Director until the end of the year.

Larpent leaves Southbank for the Philharmonia

Ben Larpent
24 May 2020

The new role of Director of Artistic Planning at the Philharmonia Orchestra will be taken by BEN LARPENT. He will join the senior management team in June, leaving Southbank Centre where he is Head of Classical Music.

Francombe to lead Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

Fiona Francombe
24 May 2020

FIONA FRANCOMBE has been appointed as the new Principal/CEO of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

RNCM appoints new Chair

Ravi Gupta
24 May 2020

RAVI GUPTA, Co-Head of Rothschild & Co's UK business and Global Industrials sector, will be the new Chair of Governors at Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM), starting in January 2021.

New Head of Comms for RWCMD

Kate Stokes Davies
17 May 2020

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama has announced that KATE STOKES DAVIES, currently Director of Communications and Stakeholder Relations at Qualifications Wales, will be joining the College as its new Director of Externa

New Board members at Manchester International Festival

Photo of Jeanette Winterson (left), Ngozi Ugochukwu (centre), and Jo Whitfield (right)
17 May 2020

Three new Board members have joined Manchester International Festival: writer JEANETTE WINTERSON (left), journalist NGOZI UGOCHUKWU (centre), and Chief Executive, Food, at The Co-op, JO WHITFIELD

Interim Artistic Director appointed at the Barbican

Leonora Thompson
17 May 2020

LEONORA THOMSON (pictured) has been appointed as interim Artistic Director of the Barbican Centre following the departure of LOUISE JEFFREYS from the role last month.

Royal Academy votes for Pilkington as Keeper

17 May 2020

CATHIE PILKINGTON has been elected as the new Keeper of the Royal Academy following a remote ballot among members.

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