Laurence Holden is a qualified accountant, recently retired from The Open University as its Group Finance Director. He is an Honorary Associate at the University in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Previously he worked at the Milton Keynes Development Corporation, and in early career spent several years at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, where he was accountant for the Royal Ballet.
Laurence graduated in music many years ago, and has continued varied and happy amateur music making ever since. He was treasurer to the Milton Keynes Chorale, and co-founder of the Open University orchestra.
He has recently taken over as Treasurer for the Wavendon Foundation.