New Interim Executive Director

The London Heritage Council is delighted to announce Garrett Rodman has accepted the position of Interim Executive Director. Garrett will be leading the Council from October 2017 - January 2019.

"I'm very excited to be stepping in the interim in this wonderful leadership role, helping to build upon the great work that Andrea and her team has done with the City on connecting Londoners to their heritage, culture, and community.  It's also an added bonus of a homecoming for myself as I grew up in the area."

Garrett Rodman is the Manager, Government Relations at the Toronto International Film Festival.  Garrett’s duties include advocating and working with community stakeholders, elected officials, and funding organizations at the municipal, provincial, and federal levels for the continued success of TIFF. He previous held the title of Membership Manager at TIFF. 

Garrett has over a decade of experience as a Culture Manager.  His main focus has been in fundraising, producing, audience development, strategy, and building creative capacity inside organizations. He has also worked with The Banff Centre, The Grand Theatre (London), The Stratford Shakespeare Festival, and Vancouver Opera.  

He is a graduate of The University of Pennsylvania, Queen’s University, The Banff Centre, and The Second City Training Centre in Toronto. 

Garrett will be starting at the London Heritage Council on Monday, October 23, 2017. We wish our current Executive Director, Andrea McNaughton, all the best on her maternity leave and will see her again in January 2019.