Moya Maxwell joins the RIBA Venues team from the Royal Opera House, where she worked as head of commercial programming. She brings more than 20 years’ experience to the role, following positions at St James’s Theatre, Sadler’s Wells and as chairman of Unique Venues of London.
In her new role, she will lead and develop the venue and events teams to ensure they continue to increase their commercial contribution to the charity and encourage more people to engage with architecture.
Speaking about the appointment, Maxwell said: "I am delighted to have joined this unique and prestigious venue. I hope to build on the success of winning Best Conference Centre at the 2016 Conference Awards by further developing our conference and events offering in a way that highlights the unique asset of this beautiful art deco building."
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