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Susie Newbery

Executive Director

Susie was previously Director of the Exhibition Road Cultural Group, a partnership of 22 leading arts, culture and science institutions in South Kensington. While there she lead collaborative projects including festivals and events, and creative, sustainability and placemaking programmes designed to promote the district and improve access by bringing the best of arts and culture to everyone.

Prior to this Susie was Head of Executive Projects at the National Theatre where she worked with the Executive, Board, the wider organisation and theatre community on a range of operational and organisational responsibilities. Previously as Head of Press and Communications for National Theatre Productions, the commercial tours and transfers arm of the National Theatre, Susie ran campaigns for more than 20 global tours and West End and Broadway transfers.

Susie began her career on a trainee scheme at the Cambridge Arts Theatre before taking up press and marketing positions at the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre and the Almeida, alongside various freelance producing roles.