Duncan Hendry

Duncan Hendry has worked in the cultural sector in Scotland for over thirty years and brings experience of the music business and the wider performing arts as a concert promoter, festival director and programmer of some of Scotland’s largest theatres and arts venues. From 1999 until 2019 he led major arts organisations in Aberdeen and Edinburgh.

Duncan helped establish and became the first Chief Executive of Aberdeen Performing Arts in 2004 and then in 2012 became Chief Executive of Festival City Theatres Trust which later became Capital Theatres. He stepped down from this role in 2019. He is a former member and Chair of Edinburgh Cultural Venues Group, a former Trustee of the Lemon Tree and is currently Chair of Lung Ha Theatre Company, a board member of both Eden Court Theatre in Inverness and Edinburgh International Jazz and Blues Festival, and a member of the King’s Theatre Campaign Board.