Cheek by Jowl announce two new trustees

Cheek by Jowl, the international theatre company of Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod, have announced the appointment of two new trustees to the company's board of directors.

Ajay Chowdhury and Catrin Griffiths join Chair Richard Philipps and Trustees Beth Byrne, Hugh Nineham, Clare O’Brien, Sameer Pabari, Judith Patrickson and Philip Stoltzfus.

Ajay Chowdhury and Catrin Griffiths

Ajay Chowdhury is a tech entrepreneur, theatre director and author. He has been founder, Chair or CEO of various companies including Shazam, Seatwave and LineOne. He is also currently a trustee of RADA.

Catrin Griffiths is a leading legal and business journalist and editor of award-winning B2B publication The Lawyer. She is also a trustee of Orchestras Live, Jerwood Arts, and Papergang Theatre. 

These appointments come at a significant time for the company as it celebrates its 40th anniversary year and looks ahead to recovery from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.Cheek by Jowl is a charity and one of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations. The company is an Artistic Associate of the Barbican in London, where its producing base is located.

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