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.”