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Ruth Lee, Executive Director

“I have loved my time working with Bamboozle, it’s been an interesting time to join the company and support them through operational and strategic developments and get to know the very committed and talented team. I am very happy to be continuing in the role as Executive Director and look forward to an exciting year ahead of activity.”

Ruth is a freelance consultant working in the Arts and Cultural sector. She has over 30 years’ experience in development and leadership roles across a diverse range of settings, including educational, not-for-profit, and commercial. Ruth’s experience in developing and delivering both strategic and tactical business plans for financial management, income generation, and fundraising with creative organisations is widely valued. Ruth is a highly valued mentor to experienced and emerging artists and brings a coaching style approach to her work with all her clients.

From 2013-2020 Ruth was the Director of Development for People Dancing and until November 2022 she was the Executive Director for Aakash Odedra Company (Leicester Dance Theatre). Since December 2022 Ruth has been working as a freelance consultant with clients including London Borough of Camden, Art Reach, Inspirate, We Are Epic, Round in Circles Productions, Platform31, Bamboozle Theatre, Beth Storie, Laura Dredger- Move Space, Nupur Arts, Maison Foo and Advancing Women in Dance supporting their income generation planning, fundraising and dynamic thinking. Ruth is the Executive Director of Hubbub Theatre, a learning-disabled theatre company based at Deda in Derby. She is a trustee of The Spark Arts for Children and a member of the advisory board for Sidekick Dance Company a learning-disabled dance company based in Leicester.

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