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Renew Culture co-founded the Theatre Green Book in 2020, and develops initiatives for sustainable culture across the world.


Theatre Green Book UK expands with second edition, new director and structured path to net zero 2030

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Lisa Burger
Lisa Burger

Lisa Burger CBE is one of the most respected strategic leaders in the arts. Until spring 2022 she was Joint Chief Executive and Executive Director of the UK’s National Theatre, where the key achievements of her career included the development and launch of NT Live to
broadcast work from leading UK theatres into cinemas around the world.

During the Covid pandemic, she created NT at Home, a free on-line product which reached a worldwide audience of 10m, and
has now developed into a commercial subscriber service.  In the course of the pandemic, she was instrumental in helping develop the UK government’s support package for the arts.

Lisa co-founded Renew Culture and the Theatre Green Book in 2020. With unparalleled experience of theatre, both in the UK and internationally, she has specialised in resilience, commercial strength and sustainable growth. She is a Trustee of Historic Royal Palaces and of the Royal Opera House and has previously Chaired the Lyric Hammersmith.

Lisa’s work in theatre has been recognised with a special Olivier award, a CBE and an Honorary Doctorate.

Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon is the co-founder and director of the Theatre Green Book, an initiative for sustainability in theatre that has transformed the sector and become recognised as a global standard for sustainability. He is known internationally as a leader and advocate for theatre sustainability, and has promoted theatre sustainability across the world, speaking at conferences from Bogota to Bergamo.

From 2015 to 2021 Paddy was trustee of the UK’s Theatres Trust, serving as deputy chair and interim chair. He currently chairs ITEAC, the ABTT’s international theatre conference, which he has transformed into a global initiative with events across East Asia, Europe and South America.

Paddy is also an award-winning theatre architect, responsible for the regeneration of the National Theatre, in London, alongside many other projects. Paddy is author of nine books, including a children’s history of architecture. He is an experienced broadcaster and journalist.