6th ENCATC International Study Tour to the Emirates

Abu Dhabi Mar 14 > 15 2017 // Dubai Mar 16 > 17 2017, United Arab Emirates

Jasper Hope

Dubai Opera Chief Executive (UAE)

Jasper Hope is Chief Executive of Dubai Opera, the city’s first purpose built multi-format performing arts theatre which opened on 31st August 2016 in the heart of Downtown Dubai. With an iconic dhow shaped design rooted in Emirati heritage, Dubai Opera’s vision is to entertain and enrich Dubai’s residents and visitors, and be the definitive destination for quality entertainment productions and performances. Dubai Opera’s stage hosts an incredible array of world-class talent, reflecting the dynamic and cosmopolitan population who live, work and visit Dubai.

Prior to his role at Dubai Opera, Jasper held the position of Chief Operating Officer of the Royal Albert Hall in London. As one of the world’s leading cultural and entertainment destinations, Jasper was responsible for the successful implementation of all operational management criteria and the leadership of the day-to-day business of the Hall. Under his leadership, the prestigious venue achieved close to 400 events each year, making it one of the busiest and most successful venues in the world.

Renowned in the industry as a creative, commercial and resourceful leader, Jasper has proven experience in successfully delivering a programme of change for the venues he leads in addition to conceptualising and executing a diverse range of notable events in unique venues.

  • Video Interview

What does Dubai Opera’s Chief Executive see for new ideas, collaboration, and a better network to be creative? 

 Check out this video interview and learn more about one of the cultural leaders you will meet during the ENCATC International Study Tour! “Dubai is at a critical juncture in terms of promoting itself to the world. Not just for the attractions and experiences that already exist, but everything that is currently in planning. Things like Dubai Opera, the project I am lucky to lead, I think it will make a fundamental difference in how people look at Dubai,” says Jasper Hope.