Darren Henley OBE

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Thursday 12 March 2020 (18:00-19:00)
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Darren Henley cropped colour photo 2017

Darren Henley OBE is Chief Executive of the Arts Council England. He has led two independent reviews into music and cultural education which resulted in England’s first National Plan for Music Education, new networks of Music Education Hubs, Cultural Education Partnerships and Heritage Schools, the Museums and Schools programme, the BFI Film Academy and the National Youth Dance Company.

Before joining the Arts Council, he led Classic FM for 15 years. He holds degrees in politics from the University of Hull, in management from the University of South Wales and in history of art from the University of Buckingham.

Darren is also an honorary fellow at Canterbury Christ Church University, where he received his award in 2010.

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