WHO WE ARE

ADVISORY BOARD

FRASER CUNNINGHAM

Smith Partnership

Fraser is a partner at Smith Partnership Solicitors and has worked in the Company and Commercial department for over 17 years.  With a previous career in the music industry, Fraser is a keen musician and is also a champion for the ongoing improvement and development of Derby city centre.

PAULINE LATHAM OBE MP

Conservative MP

for Mid Derbyshire

Pauline is the Conservative MP for Mid Derbyshire.  A long-standing champion of the Arts, both locally and nationally, Pauline was instrumental in bringing Weeping Window by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper to The Silk Mill, Derby in 2017 and in September 2018 was appointed as Parliamentary Ambassador for the performing arts.

DAVID McGRAVIE

University of Derby

David is interim PVC and Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities & Education at University of Derby.  A designer, educator and internationalist, David is interested in change and is keen to identify opportunities for developing the University’s wider role within the city of Derby and beyond.

LUCY ROBINSON

Smith Cooper

Lucy is an Audit Senior Manager, working with the accountancy firm Smith Cooper in their Derby office.  Lucy is also a keen attender of live music gigs and theatre, and when time allows performs with an amateur musical theatre company in her home town of Burton.