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Westminster alumna announced as new Director of Clore Leadership Programme

Business and Management 30 June 2017

Westminster alumna Hilary Carty has been announced as the new Director of Programme for the distinguished Clore Leadership Programme. Hilary will take up the new role in September 2017, replacing Sue Hoyle OBE who is stepping down after nine years in the role. 

The Clore Leadership Programme is a pioneering charity that was established in 2004 to create the next generation of exceptional leaders in the fields of arts, heritage and culture. The Programme cultivates 20-30 individuals per year in an intensive training and development scheme, with 334 Fellowships awarded since 2004. The Programme also organises short courses and development days around the country, counting 1400 participants on its residential courses.

Hilary studied for the renowned MBA at Westminster Business School in 1994, a programme which aims to develop aspiring leaders. She has become a leading figure in the culture and arts sector during her 30 year career, holding influential posts such as Director for the Cultural Leadership Programme for Arts Council England and Director of Culture and Education for London’s Olympic bid. A renowned specialist in leadership, she has also headed many prominent arts and culture initiatives with her expertise sought internationally from Australia to Austria.

She says: “I am delighted to be joining the Clore Leadership Programme as Director, and pay warm tribute to Sue Hoyle for her leadership to date. I am passionate about creating opportunities and pathways for leaders to excel and much look forward to working with the Board, the team, and partners, to continue Clore Leadership’s excellent work of strengthening the leadership of culture.”

Find out more about the new generation of MBA at Westminster Business School.


About Westminster Business School:

Westminster Business School, University of Westminster, is one of London’s leading centres for professional business education. The School offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes, including the AMBA accredited MBA.

All of our degrees are professionally focused and prepare students for working in their chosen careers. Alongside our quality courses, students have opportunities to enhance their practical experience through internships, professional placements and study abroad. Our central London location provides strong links with the business and government communities enabling us to bring practitioners and experts into the classroom on a regular basis.

We have a diverse student population which reflects London’s demographic variety and every year we welcome hundreds of students from Asia, Australia, continental Europe and the United States. We also have visiting scholars and researchers from all over the world. Although we are a school with a strongly international outlook, we also offer a range of part-time qualifications for working professionals.


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