Responsible for managing the administration, financial planning and coordination of the National Theatre's Learning programme, ensuring successful planning, project management, communications and managing key personnel within the department. I ensure all creative projects are delivered in a timely and effective manner and that they comply with NT policies and best practice.
Trustee since November 2011. Chair since April 2014 and ongoing. Chair of an Arts Council NPO. Active support for salaried staff between meetings.
Candoco is the leading contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled dancers. I ran the office and carried out the administrative functions of the company. Whilst at Candoco I delivered: • Involvement in closing ceremonies of the Beijing Olympic and Paralympic games. • Successful project management of two new productions for touring during 2008/09. Included acting up during Executive Director maternity leave (August 2008 – March 2009).
• Produced a report analysing the implications of international co-productions on the Young Vic’s financial and organisational commitments. • Assisted the General Manager in all areas of responsibility.
Launched and managed brand licensing programme for The Royal Ballet, the ROH Heritage CD Series and ROH Gallery (selling limited edition archival prints). Achieved income above budget targets in all areas, whilst maintain brand values and artistic integrity. Responsible for licensing brand management and brand architecture. Commissioned and approved all new design work. Key liaison point between the licensee and ROH. Final sign off of all products and designs. ROH Heritage CD Series project management included talent negotiations with singers and conductors, production management of re-mastering archive recordings, through to press and marketing strategies.
Reported directly to Director of Finance and Business Affairs. Key responsibilities: market and competitor research; drafting reports and presentations; working on submissions to statutory bodies including the ACE; maintaining project plans and progress reports.
Innovative Management and Leadership in Culture, Heritage and Arts Organisations
Called to the Bar as a non-practicing Barrister
Awarded a Very Competent pass. Recipient of the James Crouch Award from Gray’s Inn. The course included key transferable skills relevant in other areas of professional life, including presentation, negotiation, drafting and research skills.
LLB Laws. 2:1 honours degree. Specialised in contract law and employment law.