Mark Featherstone-Witty OBE

CEO, Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts


Founder: The BRIT School, The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (Higher Education); the LIPA Primary School, the LIPA Sixth Form and LIPA 4-19 (weekend academy); Capital College, The London School of Insurance, (Co-founded) The London School of Publishing

Actor: a variety of shows in the UK & US, including a Hollywood film.

Teacher: Middle school, secondary, sixth form and higher education.

Editor and Writer: variety of UK broadsheets, Macmillan Education, Quartet Books.

Co-producer: Whose Town Is It Anyway? (for Channel Four)

Author: Optimistic Even Then, LIPA in Pictures: The Tenth Anniversary

Current Board Memberships: The Liverpool Royal Court Theatre, The British Music Experience

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