audrey macintosh (Chair)
Audrey McIntosh is a freelance Business Consultant and Project Manager with extensive experience working across industry sectors. She has significant arts industry board experience, and has previously spent time providing business based consultancy and mentoring to a number of organisations through Arts & Business Scotland. Audrey has had a passion for the arts since childhood, has a degree in Theatre Studies & History of Art and an MLitt in Theatre Studies. Whilst her profession career took her in another direction she has always ensured that she is actively involved in the sector. She particularly enjoys all forms of dance as well as devised and traditional theatre and music.
Sarah has over ten years’ experience working in marketing, fundraising and management consultancy roles in both the not-for-profit and commercial sectors. She is currently Head of Development at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Sarah’s early studies in music and dance sparked a life-long interest in and passion for the arts. She has an MA (Hons) in Music and Modern Languages from the University of Glasgow, has attended the Clore Leadership programme short course and in 2015 trained to be an Accredited Coach with Relational Dynamics 1st. Sarah has spent time living and studying abroad, including time in Spain and Japan and is currently based in Glasgow.
Raffaele qualified as an architect in 1996 developing, since then, a wide range of skills in the field of Sustainable Architecture, with particular attention to subjects like community empowerment, multiculturalism and holistically sustainable development. In the UK, besides teaching Architecture at University of Strathclyde, he has worked as Design Director for major international firms before moving into the public sector. He’s leading designer for major regenerative masterplans, public buildings and places whilst providing Design Advice to Glasgow City Council’s Planning Department on Architecture and Urban Design related matters. Raffaele is currently Principal of Masterplanning and Implementation for City Deal/Glasgow.
Diana trained as a dancer in Australia, touring and working throughout before moving to London in 1996 where she worked and toured internationally. Moving to Glasgow in 2003 to join Scottish Ballet as a soloist Diana worked with a diverse range of choreographers and began her career as a choreographer under the director Ashley Page. Diana has created works for Scottish Ballet, Cottiers dance festival, Y Dance and the students of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Diana is currently a Lecturer in on the BA Modern Ballet at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and recently graduated with a Post Graduate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. Diana is a qualified Gyrotonic instructor at the Movement Studio in Glasgow.
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As part of our ongoing development, we are seeking new members to augment our existing Board: in particular we would like to hear from individuals with time and vision who have knowledge or skills in these areas: Finance, Legal, HR and Cultural Leadership. Knowledge and awareness of the sector and/or previous experience of Board membership for a charity would also be an advantage. For further information please click here.