Gavin has overseen the Albany’s transformation into a significant London arts venue and successful social enterprise over the last fourteen years. The Albany has 26 resident organisations, leads the national Family Arts Campaign, and is home to the award-winning programme for isolated older people, Meet Me at the Albany. It also manages and programmes two sister venues: the Deptford Lounge, a new cultural and community space with a library; and Canada Water Theatre. Gavin was formerly Executive Director at Contact Manchester, Executive Producer of ATC, and founder Director of the Queer Up North Festival. He Co-chairs Future Arts Centres, a network with over 100 venue members across the UK.