A New Director for the Wheeler Centre

Eric Beecher, the chairman of the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas, today announced the appointment of Michael Williams as its new Director. Michael replaces Chrissy Sharp, the Centre’s inaugural Director since 2009, who is leaving the role to join her husband in Hong Kong, where he has taken up a new appointment.

Michael, who is currently the Wheeler Centre’s Head of Programming, has been with the Centre since its inception. The announcement emphasised the extraordinary role Chrissy Sharp has played in the creation of the Wheeler Centre.