Cardiff Alumni Reception
9 April 2014, 18:30 - 21:30
Victor Salvi Room, Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff Bay, CF10 5AL
Advance registration for this event has now closed.
City University London and Sir John Cass Business School would like to invite alumni to attend an evening reception at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. The event will include a talk from guest speaker Mr Nick Capaldi, alumnus of City University London and Chief Executive of Arts Council Wales, discussing the value of arts and the creative industries to our cultural, social and economic well-being.
18:30 - 19:00 Registration
19:00 - 19:45 Talk from Mr Nick Capaldi
19:45 - 21:30 Networking and drinks reception
About the Speaker: Nick Capaldi
Nick Capaldi studied Arts Policy and Management at City University in the mid 1980s.
He is currently Chief Executive of the Arts Council of Wales. Prior to his appointment in Wales, he was Executive Director of Arts Council England South West, and before that Chief Executive of South West Arts. He has been a Board member of Culture South West, Chair of the Bristol Cultural Development Partnership (a pioneering public/private initiative) and Chair of Arts 2000 (an organisation promoting opportunities for individual artists).
A graduate of Manchester's Chetham's Music School and the Royal College of Music, Nick's career in the arts started as a professional musician in concert performances as well as broadcasts on radio and television.
Nick is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.