David Hill has thirty years of experience in cultural management, theatre and arts event direction, combining senior management and chief executive experience throughout the commercial, subsidised arts and community arts sectors. He has been a successful theatre practitioner and director (Everyman Theatre Cheltenham; Theatre Station Blyth, Northumberland) working with many national and international artists and was further the first Marketing Director at the 2,000 seat Birmingham Hippodrome. David has been an adviser to several Arts Council England regional offices and has been a board member and Trustee (Vice Chair) of Curve Theatre, Leicester, and Chair of Leicester Arts Festivals. Currently – in addition to being Chair of ArtReach – he is a Trustee and Chair of Play to the Crowd in Hampshire which encompasses Theatre Royal Winchester, Hat Fair (the UK’s oldest street arts festival) and Playmakers.