Simon Mellor is Executive Director, Arts & Culture, for Arts Council England and is a member of Executive Board, responsible for Arts and Cultural strategy. Joining in March 2012, he was previously General Director of the Manchester International Festival. Prior to his role at MIF, Simon held roles as Executive Director and Administrative Producer at Lyric Hammersmith. He was also producer and founder of Gloria Theatre Company, and worked as Youth Arts Projects Coordinator for the Southbank Centre. His work in education also spanned to his position as Head of Education at Battersea Arts Centre. Before working in London, Simon was previously Co-Director of the Pegasus Theatre, Oxford.
As of November 2013