Kate Varah

Kate Varah

Executive Director

The Old Vic

Panel discussion: Changing Organisational Culture

Speaker's biography

Arts leader, currently serving as executive director at The Old Vic working to deliver artistic director Matthew Warchus’ artistic vision for the theatre. Kate’s career began as employment lawyer at Linklaters, training and practising as solicitor advocate for six years in London, Hong Kong, on secondment to JPMorgan, and additionally pro bono co-ordinator and Community Investment Manager.

Personal priorities are widening access to the arts and supporting offender rehabilitation programmes, as reflected in varied trustee and chair roles.