Mary Rose

Mary's CEO of music charity NEKO Trust which provides training, platforms and pathways into the live events industry. She grew up in South East London and has lived locally in Blackheath for more than 20 years. Until recently Mary was Executive Director of Woolwich based arts organisation, Tramshed, where she was responsible for fundraising, finance, operations and governance.

Previous roles include General Manager of The Old Vic and Project Manager at Channel 4 where she led on the Arts Council funded expansion of the Random Acts short form film strand. She's been involved in two Business Improvement Districts (BIDs); as board member of WeAreWaterloo and more recently on the steering group of Basingstoke Together.