Matt Carwardine-Palmer

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Matt Carwardine-Palmer is a highly experienced and successful marketing freelancer and consultant with 23 years’ experience working mainly in the cultural sector.

Matt offers strategic and tactical marketing support to organisations in the cultural sector and beyond.

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From 2016-21, Matt was Director of Marketing and Sales at Welsh National Opera – a senior management position with collective responsibility for strategic planning and leadership for the organisation.


From 2006-16, Matt worked as a marketing & communications freelancer and consultant, delivering strategic and tactical support to 30 clients across the UK including Shakespeare’s GlobeBristol Old Vic, Wales Millennium CentreUK TheatreNational Theatre of Scotland,  Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy and Orchestras Live.

Work History

Matt previously worked as Head of Marketing at Bristol Old Vic (2004-06), Head of Marketing | Marketing Director at Wycombe Swan | HST Theatres (2000-04) and Marketing Manager at Arts Marketing Hampshire (1998-2000).