Governance & Strategy

Executive Leadership Team


Professor Joe Wilson

Vice Principal

Patsy Gilbert

Director of Student Recruitment & Marketing

Anna Keogh

Director of Quality & Student Experience

Eleanor Moore

Board of Directors (A-Z)

Joe Allen

Director & Leeds Conservatoire Students' Union President

Colin Booth OBE

Chief Executive, Luminate Education Group

Elise Brown


Aaron Casserly Stewart

Vice-Chair of the Board

Julie Drake

Co-opted member of the Group Audit Committee and the Leeds Conservatoire Audit Committee

Cherry Fricker

Vice-Chair of the Board

Professor Paul Hollins


Jenny Hoy


Carolyn Lord

Chair of the Board (from 22 January 2022)

Cluny Macpherson


Dr Shaid Mahmood 


Claire Marsh

Director, Staff-elected Board Member

Chris Monks


Benjamin Saunders


Amanda Wilcox


Professor Joe Wilson

Principal of Leeds Conservatoire

Read profiles of our board members (PDF)

Mission, vision and strategy

Our mission

We are artistically ambitious, quality driven and industry focused. We are actively engaged in the future of music making. Our environment nurtures independence and creative risk.  

Our vision

To be a leading European conservatoire.  

Strategic plan

Interim Strategic Plan 2020-22

Teaching, Learning and Assessment Strategy 2020-25

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