Adrian, having been born and educated in Poole, has seen the Orchestra move from its original home of the Winter Gardens in Bournemouth to the Lighthouse in Poole.

“I strongly believe that the Arts add hugely to the culture of our area and in particular the BSO with all that it does for the local community, schools and those with disabilities.

“My passion for music has been with me all my life and I feel privileged to help support and continue the great work the BSO has achieved so far.

“Having started and owned a number of businesses, including Finance, Property and Veterinary, the commonality of all these business is my interaction and love of meeting people, helping to improve their lives and where we live.”