The position of Development Director for the V&A at Dundee project has been given to SANDY RICHARDSON. He has been Head of Development at National Museums Scotland for the past seven years, and prior to that was Head of Development and Alumni Relations at Heriot-Watt University.
LEO SHARROCK and ADRIENNE PYE will be joining Audiences London as Associates, following the the closure of Audiences South.
AMY BARDER has started a new job at Colman Getty, having left the theatre department at Premier PR.
PHIL OLSEN has left his post as Marketing & Audience Development Officer after three years at Bluecoat. His new job will be Press & Marketing Coordinator at the Contemporary Urban Centre in Liverpool.
A new company structure sees Chief Executive Officer of PLASA, MATTHEW GRIFFITHS, head up the association. SHANE MCGREEVY will become Chief Operating Officer after previously being Finance Director. JACKIE TIEN, formerly head of publishing in North America, assumes responsibility for all media, sales and marketing activities while LORI RUBINSTEIN, current Executive Director in North America, becomes the new Director of Membership, Skills, Standards & Technical.
NICK PARR has been appointed to the post of Commercial Director at Edinburgh’s Festival and King’s Theatres. This is a new role that replaces that of Head of Sales and Marketing. He moves to Edinburgh from North Lanarkshire Council where he has been based since 2004.
The Principal and Artistic Director of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance in Leeds, GURMIT HUKAM, has left the institution.
DAVID BYRNE, who was previously Theatre and Programming Manager at New Diorama Theatre, has become its Artistic and Executive Director.
The London Arts in Health Forum has made three new appointments: KAREN TAYLOR, who most recently developed and ran Be Creative Be Well as part of the Well London programme, will be working as Engagement and Participation Associate; EMMA BONSALL will be Communications and Programme Associate; and VAL HUET, Chief Executive Officer of The British Association of Art Therapists, has joined the Board of Trustees.