Dave Moutrey

Dave Moutrey is Director and Chief Executive of HOME, a purpose built 7,500m2 multi art form venue that launched in May 2015.  In this role he conceived and led both the merger of Cornerhouse and Library Theatre Company and the £25m capital project to create HOME which has attracted almost 1m visits per year since it opened.

Dave has overall responsibility for the artistic programme and executive produces major projects working closely with the Heads of Programme.

In April 2018 Dave was seconded to Manchester City Council in a part time role of Director of Culture.  He is responsible for advising the Council on policy and strategy for culture and working closely with the Cultural Leaders Group on joint working and other collaborative initiatives.

Dave has worked in Manchester in leadership roles in the arts since 1984 previously at Abraham Moss Centre Theatre, Arts About Manchester and Cornerhouse. He was awarded a Doctor of Arts honoris causa by the University of Salford, is a Fellow of the RSA, a member of the Chartered Management Institute, and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.  Dave is also Chair of the Theatres Trust and holds a number of non-executive roles on not-for-profit boards.