Rod Taylor

As Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of the Royal Armouries trading company, Rod has led a major project to substantially improve financial sustainability through new income streams across the group’s venues at the Tower of London, Fort Nelson in Portsmouth and the Royal Armouries in Leeds. Rod was previously Deputy Director at the Hepworth Wakefield, where he helped to form the charity and launched the new-build gallery that achieved international and critical acclaim and won a number of prestigious awards.