Birmingham Hippodrome has confirmed that FIONA ALLAN will become its new Chief Executive in the autumn. Current CEO Stuart Griffiths OBE moves to Ambassador Theatre Group in July, as announced in January.
Fiona Allan has had over 20 years experience in the cultural sector, with a career that spans both artistic and organisational leadership. She has been Chief Executive of Leicester’s acclaimed Curve Theatre since 2011, before which she was Artistic Director of Wales Millennium Centre. A native Australian, her career started at Sydney Opera House where she was Head of Programming, before being appointed CEO of Sydney Film Festival.