Sue Butcher has had a long career in investment banking in London and New York, latterly with the investment banking division of Barclays where she advises UK and European clients in the utilities and infrastructure sectors on mergers and acquisitions and all aspects of financing and risk management.

She has been a long standing patron of the performing arts, with a particular focus on dance and on the creation of new works.

In addition to her role at English National Ballet, Sue is a board member of Sadler’s Wells Trust and Chair of the Trust’s Finance, Audit & Risk Committee. She is also a Trustee of Grange Park Opera and of The Cathy Marston Project, and served for a number of years on the Development Committee of the Royal Opera House.