Our Board


Plymouth Culture’s board is made up from representatives of arts, cultural, civic and educational establishments across Plymouth. We have a continual process of board membership renewal to ensure we are representative of all sectors, ages and diversity in our city.

Lindsey Hall

Lindsey Hall is CEO and co-founder of RIO. Lindsey’s track record in the public and private sectors as a social entrepreneur, thinker and leader has seen her set up and develop products and services across the creative, learning and education sectors. From building award-winning programmes in the UK to driving groundbreaking initiatives internationally, Lindsey has the experience and skills at management, board and executive level to steer social business ideas towards success; making money and make a difference at the same time. Lindsey is a NESTA Cultural Leadership fellow, an INSEAD graduate, a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a trustee of Fifteen Cornwall and a board member of RISE.

Sheila Snellgrove

Sheila Snellgrove is the Chief Executive of the Barbican Theatre, Plymouth’s alternative venue specialising in talent development. As a founder of the organisation she is well aware of the challenges associated with setting up new ventures and ensuring their survival. Sheila attended the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London, has a BA in English Literature and has worked in theatre and education ever since as a teacher, actor, director and producer. Sheila is a graduate of the Clore Leadership Programme and was recently part of Plymouth Fairness Commission reporting on how to make the City a fairer place for all its citizens.