Spektrix Conference 2019
.

Speakers Collection

John Baker

John Baker
Marlowe
Director of Communications

John Baker is Director Of Marketing & Communications at The Marlowe in Canterbury.  His role includes line management of the theatre’s marketing, communications, box office and development teams, all working together to create the best possible customer journey for audiences. 

Read More
Sebastian Cheswright-Cater

Sebastian Cheswright-Cater
Freelance Consultant

Sebastian is a freelance consultant with over 18 years’ experience in the commercial and not-for-profit cultural sector, specialising in marketing communications and business development strategy.

Read More
Rob Drummer

Rob Drummer
Boundless Theatre
Artistic Director and CEO

Rob joined Boundless Theatre in July 2016 as Artistic Director and become sole CEO in 2019. Rob leads the organisation, commissioning new work and developing artists and projects as well as leading strategy for engaging young adults across the artistic programme.

Read More
Roddy Gauld

Roddy Gauld
Octagon Theatre Bolton
Chief Executive

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!

Read More
Owen Hopkin

Owen Hopkin
Arts Council England
Director of Audience Insight & Innovation

Owen joined Arts Council England from The Space where he was Head of Audience Development and Distribution, working on over 70 commissions, across a range of art forms.

Read More
Deborah Larwood

Deborah Larwood
Opera North
Head of Development

Deborah is currently Head of Development at Opera North and has nearly ten years’ experience in arts fundraising, both revenue and capital, in London and Yorkshire.

Read More
Nancy Lengthorn

Nancy Lengthorne
MediaCom
Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Future Talent

Nancy is the Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Future Talent at MediaCom, the UK’s largest Media agency. Having been in the Industry for 20 years, Nancy is responsible for driving diversity and a strong sense of belonging in the agency.

Read More
Caroline McCormack

Caroline McCormick
Achates Philanthropy
Chair Achates Philanthropy Foundation

Having successfully led the £70m campaign for the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum, Caroline became the first Director of PEN International, heading up 145 Centres in 105 countries.

Read More
Claire Murray

Claire Murray
Sheffield Theatres
Communications & Fundraising Director

Claire Murray is Communications & Fundraising Director at Sheffield Theatres. She has over 20 years’ experience working in the arts sector, specifically in produced and presented theatre.

Read More
Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright
Cause4
Founder

Michelle Wright started her career as a violinist and after leading marketing and fundraising departments in the charity sector, she set up B-Corporation and social enterprise Cause4 in May 2009.

Read More
Arthur Yang

Arthur Yang

Arthur Yang is completing a PhD in sociology and is a research fellow at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, as well as a regular supporter of the Park Theatre.

Read More