Alex's role at Manchester festival

Published: 20 January 2018
Reporter: David Upton

Manchester International Festival

Alex Byars is to be the chief operating officer for Manchester International Festival, leading on business development and operation of flagship new cultural venue The Factory which will be run year-round by MIF.

Alex comes to the organisation from the Rugby Football League, where he was Director of Strategic Projects, following appointments at Everton FC, Manchester City FC and Deloitte. He takes up the role at the end of February.