Judith Woodworth has spent over 35 years working at the top level of the Arts and Entertainment industry in London and Dublin. She was Director of The National Concert Hall from 1993-2010, where she established its reputation as one of Europe’s leading concert halls. On retirement she was appointed by the Government as a member of The Arts Council.
Judith was a Governor of The Irish Times from 2002-2012 and is currently a Trustee and Chair of the Alfred Beit Foundation which owns and manages Russborough House. She was appointed Chair of St Patrick’s Festival by Government in 2015. Judith is serving her second term as a member of the Governing Authority of the University of Limerick and serves on the University Concert Hall board.
Judith is a History and Political Science graduate of Trinity College Dublin. In 2016 she was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Irish Academy of Music.