The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (RWCMD) has announced the appointment of Natasha Hale to its Board of Directors.
Currently Chief Operating Officer for Bad Wolf and Wolf Studios Wales, Natasha Hale started her career at 16 managing her friends’ band. She went on to found the Welsh Music Foundation, a music industry development agency which ran from 2000-2014. She then formed the Welsh government’s Creative Industries division, which was instrumental in making Wales a global centre for high-end TV and film production, and was responsible for the establishment of Pinewood Studio Wales.
Nurturing the next generation
John Derrick, Chair of the Board of Directors at RWCMD, said:
‘We are delighted that Natasha has agreed to join the board of the college. The depth and range of her experience in the creative industries in Wales and the US will reinforce our focus on developing world-class talent as one of the leading music and drama conservatoires in Europe. She will contribute to the board’s focus on nurturing the next generation of students, maximising the diversity of our recruitment pool and ensuring that they are well prepared to join the creative industries through strong links with industry.’
Natasha Hale said:
‘I’m excited and honoured to join the board of the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. The college plays a crucial role in developing the skills and talent that the creative industries require, both in Wales and internationally. In my new role, I hope to help forge new links between creative businesses, the college and its students.’
Header photo: Natasha Hale