What Next? Culture Ltd NEW Leadership Group

2 May 2023

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What Next? Culture is now an independent Ltd Company and we have a new Leadership Group of sector champions to support the movement on our journey. What Next? Leadership Group meet quarterly, they are made up of the Directors of What Next Culture Ltd, a representation of What Next? Chapter Chairs, and Advisors to the movement that represent the breadth and skills of the culture sector in the UK. 

Please welcome the new members to the What Next? Leadership Group  –  See biographies

  • Elizabeth Lynch MBE – What Next? Wandsworth, Freelance Arts Advisor, Leadership Coach and Arts Emergency Mentor.
  • Leila D’aronville – What Next? Newcastle and Gateshead, Freelancer, North East Cultural Freelancers
  • David Lockwood – What Next? Dorset, CEO, The Arts Development Company
  • Dave O’Brien – Professor of Cultural and Creative Industries, University of Manchester
  • Lilli Geissendorfer – Deputy Director, Creative Policy and Evidence Centre
  • Jeanie Scott – Director, Culture Radar
  • Helen Shute – Chief Executive, Rambert
  • Della Hill – Operations & Social Impact Manager, National Theatre Wales
  • Reyahn King – Freelance Consultant, Facilitator, grant assessor and Executive Coach

Existing What Next? Leadership Group members

  • Dave Moutrey, CEO at HOME, Director of Culture for Manchester City Council (joined in 2018) – Current Co-Chair, Director of What Next? Culture Ltd.
  • Suzanne Alleyne, Creative Strategist & Leader of Neurology of Power (joined in 2019), Director of What Next? Culture Ltd.
  • Kate McGrath – Director, Fuel, Director of What Next? Culture Ltd.
  • Holly Lombardo – Director, NRTF and Chapter Chair of What Next? Rural, Director of What Next? Culture Ltd.
  • Jamie Beddard, Co-Artistic Director Diverse City (joined in 2018)
  • Keisha Thompson – AD and CEO (Contact, Manchester)
  • Lora Krasteva – Founder of Global Voices Theatre and Freelancer
  • Alexandrina Hemsley – Freelance Creative Practitioner and Consultant
  • Dan de la Motte – Freelance as Producer, Curator, Performer and Activist
  • Alison Clark – Head of Culture Sport & Tourism, Durham County Council