Festival 2022 Saturday 26 February - Sunday 06 March | Tickets now on sale

Harry Rich

Harry Rich is Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists, Chair of the Intellectual Property Office, non-executive director of the Press Recognition Panel, Chair of the Valuation Tribunal Service, governor of the Glasgow School of Art, an Executive Coach and business advisor. Harry was Chief Executive of the Royal Institute of British Architects and of Enterprise UK and Deputy Chief Executive of the Design Council. He was a board member of the Advertising Standards Authority, the Board of Deputies of British Jews, the UK government’s Creative Industries Council and the US-based Design Management Institute. He is a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
From the Ground Up: Building a new National Library of Israel
The new National Library of Israel (NLI), adjacent to the Knesset in Jerusalem, is on schedule to open its doors in 2022. The building, along with its surrounding gardens and plazas, has been designed by world-renowned architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron to reflect the central values of democratizing knowledge and opening the NLI’s world-class collections and resources to broad and diverse audiences in Israel and globally. It will provide venues for exhibitions...