Head of UK Theatre Association
Cassie is Head of UK Theatre, the leading professional membership organisation for theatre and the performing arts.
She is also on the Board of the National Campaign for the Arts.
Cassie grew up in Birmingham, went to University in Sheffield, and then spent the first decade of her career working in publishing with a wide range of authors – from James Ellroy to the Spice Girls. Then, as Director of Media and Stakeholder Relations for Arts Council England, she led communications and engagement programmes that made a difference to our cultural landscape.
Cassie is also a Trustee for Future Talent, a charity that supports gifted young musicians from low-income backgrounds.
Independent Life Peer & Consultant
Chairman, Ofcom & Former Chairman of Channel 4 & Santander
Vice-Principal of King's College London and Trustee of the V & A Museum
Director, The Africa Centre & Former Chief Executive, The Place
Senior Adviser Welsh Affairs for Severn Trent Water and Former Director, BT Wales
Broadcaster & Journalist