Abby Corfan is responsible for the CBSO’s marketing, communications and digital activities. Prior to joining the CBSO in 2014 Abby worked as Marketing and Press Manager at DanceXchange, the dance house for Birmingham and the West Midlands, where she led on marketing for the organisation’s flagship festival International Dance Festival Birmingham.
Abby has worked in the arts for a decade since graduating from the University of Warwick with a degree in Modern & Renaissance History. Abby also has a Chartered Institute of Marketing Professional Diploma and completed the Clore Leadership Programme Short Course. She chairs the Culture Central Communications group and is a board member for the Arts Marketing Association. In May 2016 she was awarded Birmingham Young Professional of the Year.