Thomas Yaksic Beckdorf
Managing Director
TYB Arts

Photo by Ignacio Sanhueza

Thomas is a lawyer with a background in music studies, who developed his career as artistic manager and casting director in opera theatres in Chile and Brazil. He has an MSc in Social Anthropology from LSE, where he focused on performing arts organizations. He has acted as jury member of international music competitions, and has been invited as guest speaker, appeared in the media and written columns to discuss artistic programming, arts education, and sustainable management of performing arts institutions. He also worked as consultant and head of business development for an Anglo-American theatre and organizational design consulting company, where he focused on making organizations artistically and financially sustainable.