About CLOA London

About London CLOA

London CLOA is a network of Chief Culture and Leisure officers and senior officers with responsibility for culture and sport services across London.

The network usually meets three times a year and there are also occasional networking socials and in the past has organised events such as seminars and conferences.

To view agendas notes and presentations for meetings from 2012 onwards please click here

Chair - Ishbel Murray, Assistant Director Contracts and Leisure at Richmond and Wandsworth Councils. Ishbel’s previous roles include Corporate Director of Neighbourhoods at Chorley Council, Director of Health, Environment and Leisure at East Staffordshire Borough Council and Head of Sport at Walsall Council. She has also previously been a member of the CLOA National Executive. 

Vice-Chair - Thorsten Dreyer, Service Manager Strategy, Performance & Resources at Tower Hamlets Council.  Thorsten has previously worked in arts management and at City University’s cultural policy department.