Victoria Robey CBE

Victoria was Chair of the London Philharmonic Orchestra for 10 years, before stepping down in May 2022. She became the first non-player Chairman in the Orchestra’s history when she took on the role in 2012 following the merger of the London Philharmonic Trust and LPO Board.

Victoria was educated in the US at Phillips Academy Andover and Wesleyan University in Connecticut. She began her professional career in Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Finance at Goldman Sachs (New York and London), subsequently joining Executive Search firm Russell Reynolds Associates.

Following postgraduate studies in London at the Courtauld Institute, Victoria worked at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. She was a Trustee of the Foundling Museum, a member of the Mayor’s Music Education Steering Committee and a Council Member of the Royal College of Music (2007–17).

Victoria was awarded an OBE in 2014 and a CBE in 2024, both for services to music.

She supports the chair of LPO Principal Timpanist, Simon Carrington.

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