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Chief Operating Officer

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Rod Taylor

After graduating in Human Resources Management at Huddersfield University, Rod joined the Science Museum Group in 2001, finishing as Operations Director, with responsibilities across the National Media Museum, Bradford and the National Railway Museum. After a period in the social care sector, Rod was appointed as Deputy Director to help form the charitable trust to operate The Hepworth Wakefield. During his five years there, the gallery achieved international and critical acclaim and won a number of prestigious awards.

Rod is a Trustee for the Association for Cultural Enterprise, and also a Trustee of Sheffcare, a Sheffield-based charity providing residential and specialist care services across the City.

Mr Rod Taylor was appointed Chief Operating Officer in February 2014.