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Speaker in a session at PLASA Focus Leeds trade show 2022

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Robin Townley

Robin Townley

Chief Executive, Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT)
Robin has over 30 years’ experience in the Arts and Entertainment industry and has taught technical and production practice at various levels. The ABTT exists to promote technical excellence in live performance and produces a Code of Practice for the Theatre Industry in the UK. Robin has worked as a Stage Electrician, Lighting Hire Client Contact, Lecturer in Performance Technology, Technical Director, Building Director and Theatre Consultant. He has delivered new-build capital projects for The Junction, Cambridge; The Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich and Rambert on the South Bank in London.  Robin served as a founding member of the ABTT Training and Education Committee, a Trustee of the ABTT and as Honorary Secretary. He is a director of Skillscene and a member of the Standing Committee for Technical Standards for Places of Entertainment.