The Touring Network has announced the appointment of Jo McLean as Chief Executive Officer, a new post that has been created in order to consolidate and grow The Touring Network.
A former classical musician, who has played and toured with leading orchestras including the Hallé Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Opera and BBC orchestras, Jo McLean joined Cove Park in 2006, supporting the visual arts and crafts residencies and developing a series of music residencies to support emerging musicians and composers. In 2011 she became senior producer for UZ Arts where she developed and produced a wide range of festivals and events, including one of the signature events for Homecoming 2014 – The International Launch of The Kelpies and the John Muir Festival. She has worked as a consultant and producer across Scotland and internationally, commissioning small and large scale works across a wide range of art forms. More recently she has specialised in site responsive work in a European context.
One her appointment Ms McLean said, “I am delighted to be joining the Touring Network and am very much looking forward to continuing the exciting work already underway.”
She will take up the post of Chief Executive Officer on 17 August 2015