From February 2019 I am Director Arts India, British Council

From 2007 – 2019 Executive Director of Tara Arts, contributing especially to the major capital re-development of Tara Theatre and the launch of the Black Theatre Live national touring consortium.

Before Tara Arts I was Arts Programmes Manager of Croydon Clocktower and Head of Studio and Programme Development at Wimbledon Theatre.

I am a regular guest lecturer in all aspects of theatre producing, leadership and arts management at Birkbeck College, South Bank University, Goldmiths, King’s College and St Mary’s University of Minnesota.

Trustee of Yellow Earth Theatre, Attic Theatre Company and Theatre Ad Infinitum.

THEATRE PRODUCING

An inspiring arts leader, I am a highly effective and professionally qualified senior arts manager and theatre producer whose broad-based skills and experience has been extensively developed whilst leading arts and theatre organisations over the past 20+ years.

ARTS LEADERSHIP AND VENUE MANAGEMENT

I am dynamic, enthusiastic and results focused with a proven track record in strategic business planning, finance and management; alongside expertise in theatre production and national touring;. I have detailed knowledge of Black Asian Minority Ethnic theatre and talent development.

I have wide-ranging experience in performance development, mentoring and coaching of individuals and teams.

BUSINESS STRATEGY

I have a strong record in succesful fundraising, marketing, community engagement and audience development ensured through my network of senior theatre professionals.

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