The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport has appointed two new Trustees to the board of the Theatres Trust.
Patrick Dillon is noted both as a theatre architect and conservationist, and as a writer and broadcaster. He led the architectural team for the award-winning regeneration of the National Theatre, and before that headed the regeneration of Snape Maltings. He is currently a director at Allies and Morrison Architects, and sits on the casework committee of the Twentieth Century Society. Alongside his architectural work he has published books on social history, as well as a monograph on Denys Lasdun and the National Theatre. A passionate theatre-goer, he combines commitment to our historic theatres with support for theatre as a live art. His books also include a history of architecture for children.
Richard Baldwin is a chartered quantity surveyor by background and has over 30 years’ experience in the central London construction market, the majority of which he spent at Davis Langdon, where he was responsible for the successful delivery of numerous high profile projects. Richard is Head of Development at Derwent London which actively manages a portfolio of 5.8 million sq ft. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and has been involved in numerous arts projects during his career including the Tate Modern, RADA, the Royal Festival Hall and the Victoria & Albert Museum.