Graeme Howell


Independent Director

Vice-Chair, Board of Management / Senior Independent Member

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Graeme Howell’s career has been diverse and included stints as a professional musician and as a debt collector, as well as directing the work of ten FE/HE creative industries education institutions and managing a £20million capital redevelopment of a Grade 2 listed concert hall.

Graeme is currently the Chief Executive of Shetland Arts Development Agency which is a multi-venue multi-artform arts organisation that works in Shetland and has previously been the Director of Colston Hall in Bristol and the Centre’s Director of Access to Music.

Since moving to Shetland in 2014 Graeme has been a Trustee of Mind Your Head and an advisor on the LEADER funding scheme.