Susie York SkinnerDirector of Development

Susie York Skinner became Chief Executive of Gabrieli in 2011, following 15 years in artist management, beginning at Intermusica where she first worked with Paul McCreesh. During her time at Gabrieli she has undertaken a strategic organisational review, recruiting a new staff team and refreshing board membership and developing important new relationships with concert promoters, agents and fundraisers.

In 2017 Susie became Gabrieli’s first Director of Development, delivering significant developments to the charity’s relationships with current and potential private, corporate and trust funders.

Outside the office, Susie uses skills honed in arts management, including negotiation, lateral thinking and a continual quest for creative solutions, in her role as negotiator-in-chief with two young boys. She is also a Trustee of Lewisham Music.