23 August 2019
BTO is delighted to announce that Marion Davis, a Senior Associate, is a member of the newly remodeled Board of Trustees - with a female majority for the first time in the Festival's 73-year history - revealed by the Edinburgh International Festival.
Marion brings to the board over 17 years' experience of specialising in charity and related areas of law as well as her experience in the role of chair of Project Ability, a charity that supports people with learning disabilities and mental ill-health to achieve their artistic potential.
Marion will share the Edinburgh International Festival’s dynamic board with other new additions including cultural leader Leonie Bell at Renfrewshire Council, Director of Digital Products at BBC Chris Condron, Rector of the University of Edinburgh Ann Henderson, Standard Life Aberdeen Chief Executive Keith Skeoch and award-winning journalist Yasmin Sulaiman.
Marion commented: “I am excited and proud to be part of this forward thinking board. My talented counterparts come from a wide variety of sectors and I look forward to working with new and existing board members for this inspiring and internationally renowned festival.”