Michael Ward
Founder & Joint Managing Director

Michael Ward

Michael is the Founder and Managing Director at City Academy.

He has over 15 years experience in creative arts management and media, having run a successful London agency before setting up City Academy in 2006. His career has taken him for spells in Sydney and Scandinavia, before returning to London where his clients included the BBC, Channel 4, British Airways, Sony, Orange, GLA, COI, Home Office and UNESCO.

Michael passionately believes in the transformative potential of participation in the creative and performing arts. This is central to the philosophy and mission at City Academy, and it's why we do what we do.

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