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The 2016 Team

Florian Leonhard
Florian Leonhard Chair of the London 2016 Development Committee

London 2016 Development Committee

Chair – Florian Leonhard
Lady Jane Naylor
Janie New
Diana Madill
Isabel Mena-Berlin

Gordon Back, Artistic Director
Gordon Back, Artistic Director

London 2016 Team

Chairman Duncan Greenland – Venture capital investor, member of the Franco-British Council and Chair of Trustees of the Menuhin Competition Trust

Artistic Director Gordon Back – Internationally acclaimed pianist, recording artist, juror and Artistic Advisor of the Hattori Foundation and since 2013 Artistic Director of the Gower Festival

Project Director London 2016 Jessica Brennan – a music project director with 25 years’ experience including BBC Young Musician of the Year and the Donatella Flick-LSO Conducting Competition

Project Manager London 2016 Becky Chilton – an experienced concert and artist manager Becky joins the team after 5 years at Ikon Arts Management, where she was an Artist Manager and the Festival Manager for the inaugural 5 editions of the Songlines Encounters Festival in London

Marketing and Events Coordinator London 2016 Shadia El Tabch – Shadia joins the team from the Benslow Music Trust in Hitchin having moved from Italy to the UK in 2013 to study Music Management at the University of Sheffield. Shadia is an experienced events manager and has a deep understanding of the marketing of classical music events

Publicist Deborah Goodman – Deborah Goodman Publicity provides a personal, tailor-made, quality media relations service, covering all areas of publicity. DGPR works with clients in the arts and the entertainment, television and film industries. DGPR has an outstanding track record in high-profile broadcasting and entertainment publicity, covering the full arts spectrum.