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Principal people - Who's who?

Sir Donald Gordon

South African businessman and Founding Patron who donated £10m for the Centre's build and performance programming

Lord David Rowe-Beddoe DL

Life President, Wales Millennium Centre


Sir Emyr Jones Parry

Chairman, Wales Millennium Centre

Roger Spence

Project Director, Wales Millennium Centre (client’s representative during construction)


Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd.

Contractor (Construction)


Capita Percy Thomas

Jonathan Adams, Project Architect, Rob Firman, Project Director


Arup Acoustics




Structural and Services Engineer


Carr & Angier

Theatre Consultants


Clarus Consulting

Project and Cost Managers


Five Welsh legends, honoured in HSBC’s ‘Cymry for the World’ 2004

Dame Shirley Bassey

Richard Burton

Sir Alun Hoddinot

Dame Gwyneth Jones

Siân Phillips


Bryn Terfel

International opera singer, co-producer of Wales Millennium Centre's opening night celebration