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Mathew Milsom – Chief Executive

Mathew Milsom
Mathew Milsom

Mathew Milsom joined us in a consultancy capacity in 2006 after running his own successful business consultancy. As Finance Director he secured the financial stability of the business, making it one of the most successful Lottery funded millennium projects. Mathew became our Managing Director in 2013 before taking the role of Chief Executive in 2024.

Mathew is committed to:

  • Ensuring the people of Wales benefit from the Centre.
  • Expanding young people's horizons through participation in the arts.
  • Bringing the arts to young people from disadvantaged communities in Wales.
  • Establishing the Centre as a leader of best practice in the arts and beyond.

Mathew is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Graeme Farrow – Chief Creative and Content Officer

Graeme Farrow
Graeme Farrow

After completing an MBA at the University of Ulster Graeme pursued a highly successful career in the arts in Belfast and Londonderry.

In 2006 Graeme became director of the Belfast Festival at Queen's University, establishing the festival's reputation as a must-see arts festival and later became Head of Culture and Arts at Queens's, responsible for the Queen's Film Theatre and the Naughton Gallery.

Graeme was also responsible for the design and delivery of the £14m programme for the City of Culture in Derry, 

Ambitious and creative, Graeme also delivered the prestigious Turner Prize outside of England for the first time in its 29-year history and was first recipient of the Northern Ireland Arts Individual of the Year Award.

Since joining the Centre in 2016, Graeme has brought the critically acclaimed City of the Unexpected to Cardiff as well as Tiger Bay the Musical and the international arts festival, Llais which continues to grow.