Fiona Stewart is the CEO and owner of Plantpot, a Powys live experience company which owns and produces Green Man, Wales largest music, arts and science festival with a sell-out attendance of 112000 over 7 days, and international brand reach of 1.4 billion. Green Man is one of four remaining large independent UK music festivals and has won numerous festival awards, two D&AD design awards and is 2017’s BBC 6 Music festival of the year.
Plantpot also produces a wide range of live experiences including Courtyard@kings cross Welsh beverage and business networking, Settlement Holidays, Nature and Nurture Spa, Einstein’s Garden science engagement, Hwyl St David’s day festival and Green Man Rising band competition.
Fiona has promoted artists such as Super Furry Animals, Robert Plant, PJ Harvey, Amy Winehouse, Van Morrison, Mumford & Sons, Patti Smith; produced Wales contemporary music offer for 2012 Cultural Olympiad, Punch Drunk and Secret Cinema. Founded the Green Man Trust Charity to create opportunities for emerging artists, community development and science engagement. Been a consultant for the Foreign Office and British Council; produced international tours, events, managed the Big Chill and operations at Glastonbury.
Fiona is the only woman to be awarded the top accolade of ‘Outstanding Contribution to UK Festivals’, and is a Director and Board Member of the Concert Promoters Association, the leading lobbying body of the UK live entertainment industry.
Driven by Fiona’s passion to create authentic experiences within a welcoming atmosphere, Plantpot is a formidable force in the UK entertainment and leisure industry.