STRUCTURE AND PERSONNEL
PEGASUS' BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Sarah is the Director of the Handel House Museum, the restored, Georgian, Mayfair house where Handel lived and composed for 36 years until his death in 1759. Sarah has worked as a fundraiser at the Royal Albert Hall and English National Opera and has studied as a fellow in arts management at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.
BSc&BCom, PGCDMM, MBA
Rob works as a financial consultant in the UK and across Europe advising both banks and major organisations. He provides financial and general business advice to Pegasus Opera.
LLB (Hons), MA Arts Administration
Carmen Morris-Coulson, Director of Plan My Life, a marketing and lifestyle management company has over 10 years experience in the arts. Using her skills, developed as a Marketing & Audience Development Manager at Unicorn Theatre and Box Office Manager at Chicken Shed Theatre, she supports her diverse portfolio of commercial clients to market and grow their businesses. Carmen’s interest in opera was sparked by a school visit at the aged of 16 and believes opera can be relevant to all people. Carmen interned at San Francisco Opera and English Touring Opera whilst studying for an MA Arts Administration.
ALCM (voice), ALCM (piano), LLCM (TD), LLCM, GLCM, PGCE, ACWCMD
BA, LLM, MBA
Uzo is a lawyer specialising in International Capital Market transactions and advises Pegasus on legal matters.
MBA, MSc, BA (hons)
Ted Townsend joined the board in March 2006, and was
recently appointed chair.
John Ward has had extensive experience in arts fundraising. From 1988 until 2003 he was successively Director of Development or equivalent at Opera North, West Yorkshire Playhouse, English National Opera and the Crafts Council. He is currently Development Advisor (London) to Welsh National Opera.
Prior to 1988 he was General Secretary of the First Division Association (FDA), the TUC affiliated trade union for senior civil servants, negotiating with government ministers, including Prime Minister Thatcher.
His other voluntary positions include Governor of Gallions Primary School in Beckton, East London, and board member of Swindon Town FC Supporters Trust.