Vivek Malhotra Appointed As QUAD CEO


15 November 2022

Vivek Malhotra Appointed As QUAD CEO

QUAD in Derby is pleased to announce the appointment of Vivek Malhotra as CEO.

Mr Malhotra has been in post at QUAD as the Interim CEO since September 2021 and will take on the permanent role of CEO with immediate effect.

During that time, he successfully led QUAD through the uncertainty following the Covid pandemic and recently led the successful NPO application process, securing critical funding for QUAD of £1.4 m over the next three years from Arts Council England.

Mark Gregory, QUAD Chair of the Board commentedThe Board wish Vivek every continued success in his now-permanent role as CEO, as we continue to drive QUAD’s vision through challenging times of the current economic climate, The Board of Trustees has confidence that Vivek will continue to successfully navigate and drive QUAD’s future success.”

QUAD CEO, Vivek Malhotra commentedI am very pleased to have been appointed as the permanent CEO of QUAD and look forward to working with the Board and team to achieve the goals of the organisation and to secure its future.”   

QUAD is Derby’s Cultural hub and a registered charity, which opened to the public on 26th September 2008, and since then has been at the heart of Derby’s cultural scene as well as being internationally recognised for providing quality and excellence in the Arts. Its facilities include Cinemas, Gallery, Café Bar and Workspaces. The venue provides contemporary art exhibitions, films and events and integrate digital media work that are inspirational, innovative and inclusive. QUAD also provides creative participatory and learning opportunities in a safe and welcoming environment that accessible for all and seek to make a positive impact on peoples’ lives. For more information about QUAD please see:


Notes to Editors

QUAD is Derby’s centre for art and film, a mixed arts venue based on the Market Place. QUAD is the city’s cultural hub with a three-screen cinema, an art gallery showing the best in contemporary visual arts, digital workshop spaces plus an award-winning Café bar. QUAD Opened to the public on 26th September 2008. QUAD has been at the heart of Derby’s cultural scene since it opened and is internationally recognised for providing quality and excellence in the Arts. QUAD delivers an exciting, innovative and diverse programme which is popular with visitors of all ages, with a reputation in Photography, digital innovation & family friendly events. The venue organises Derby Film Festival and FORMAT International Photography Festival. QUAD is a partnership between Derby City Council and Arts Council England. QUAD is open daily from 10am please visit:  For further information on this event please contact QUAD’s Marketing & Audience Development Manager Kathy Wilson on 01332 285422 / 07791441941 

QUAD is a registered charity.