Arts Council England (ACE) has introduced two new Director roles focused on innovation: Head of Publishing, Rights & Images at the National Portrait Gallery, NICOLA SAUNDERS, will be joining ACE as Director of Business Improvement & Innovation; and Head of Audience Development and Distribution at The Space, OWEN HOPKIN, will become Director of Audience Insight & Innovation.

In addition, PETE MASSEY, ACE’s North Director responsible for Yorkshire, is now also the Director for Northern Economy and Partnerships.