Sian is a senior management consultant in the arts. From 2015 to 2021 she was Executive Director of the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre. She was Executive Director of the Bush Theatre from 2012 to 2014 and Associate Director of Julie’s Bicycle from 2010 to 2013 where she established a national programme to support the UK theatre industry to become environmentally sustainable.
As a consultant she has worked with organisations such as Wiltshire Creative, The Place, Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Creative Industry Finance, Kiln Theatre (then Tricycle) and the World Stages Consortium among others. Prior to this Sian was Head of Theatre in London at Arts Council England for 10 years until 2010. She is a board member of Julie’s Bicycle, the Gate Theatre and the Rose Theatre, Kingston and was previously Chair of Trustees for Frantic Assembly 2010-2020, Vice Chair of the London Theatre Consortium, and on the advisory board of non zero one. Sian became a Clore Fellow in 2006 and in 2019 she was appointed Chair of Hammersmith & Fulham’s Women’s Equality Commission. She served as an LBHF Climate & Ecological Emergency Commissioner throughout 2020.