Leah Hurst

Leah became a trustee for Jewish Care in 2020 having spent 5 years on the Independent Living Committee (formerly  JET) the last 2 as chair. 

Leah is Head of Legal and Business Affairs at the Royal Opera House. After 15 years working as a  commercial property lawyer, 10 years ago she made the move to work in the voluntary sector. Legal roles at The British Council, Save the Children and The Old Vic followed before she took up her current job. 

She has a geography degree from Oxford, a law degree from Cambridge and an MBA from London Business School. She lives in Golders Green, is married with 2 children and is an active member at Belsize Square Synagogue.