Roddy has been Chief Executive at Octagon Theatre Bolton since 2012. He is currently leading the organisation through an ambitious change and £11m capital programme that will see the theatre re-open in Spring 2020: bigger, better and braver than ever!
In addition to the Octagon, he represents Culture and Sport in the Bolton 2030 Vision partnership, and recently became at Trustee at the Dukes in Lancaster. Prior to joining the Octagon, Roddy worked for several years at Arts Council England in regional and national roles, including Senior Manager for Theatre and Director for NPOs.
Earlier in his career he worked in youth arts and venue management.