University boss is new orchestra chair

University boss is new orchestra chair


norman lebrecht

November 03, 2015

press release:

Nigel Weatherill FREng, Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has been appointed Chairman of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, following approval of the recommendation by the Board of Directors of his appointment at the company’s AGM on 2 November.

Professor Weatherill takes the chair from Lorraine Rogers, Director, Royal & Diplomatic Affairs for Jaguar Land Rover, who stepped down at the AGM after nine years’ service to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic.



  • Halldor says:

    Hmmm…not sure about the Liverpool Football Club imagery. Liverpool is very much a city of two football clubs and the city’s arts organisations have traditionally maintained a diplomatic impartiality between the two!