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Who's who

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Stephen Crocker CEO

Stephen is Chief Executive of Norwich Theatre and leads all aspects of the organisation’s work both artistic and commercial.  Stephen began his career as a professional classical singer before entering the cultural sector and, prior to his move to Norwich in 2016, spent 9 years at The Lowry, latterly as Deputy Chief Executive.  Stephen is also a Board Member of Blackpool Grand Theatre, Dance Consortium, Maggie’s Manchester, Manchester Pride, New Anglia Culture Board and The Touring Partnership and a South East Area Council Member of Arts Council England.

Leadership Team

Tom Burdett
Finance Director & Company Secretary

Jane Claridge
Projects Director

Wendy Ellis
Learning & Participation Director

Will Hill
Technical & Buildings Director

Cristina Meades
People & Culture Director

Paola Pozzi
Marketing & Communications Director

Caroline Richardson
Playhouse Director

Paula Sanchez
Development Director

 

Jane Walsh
Programming Director & Executive Producer

Stephen Wright
Commercial Director

Board of Trustees

Michael Newey, Chairman

Michael became chairman of Norwich Theatre in 2014. Michael has worked in the affordable housing sector since 1997, having previously worked for Flagship Housing Group and Anglia Housing Group. Prior to 1997 Michael worked as a Chartered Surveyor in private practice in London, working for Richard Ellis and Savills. Michael is currently the Group Chief Executive of Broadland Housing since May 2003. He is ex-officio member of the Board and Executive Chair of Broadland St Benedicts Limited.

Jenny Baxter

Charlotte Crawley

Margaret Dewsbury

David Fullman

Steve Jaggard

Nick Lloyd

Tim Seeley

Tim Sweeting

Sharon Wilson

Toby Wilson

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