Doreen is a 2005/06 Clore Fellow and Director at Warwick Arts Centre a role she started in September 2018. Between April 2013 and June 2018 she was deputy director at Black Cultural Archives where she led its £5m Heritage Lottery Capital project and strategic and operational planning and implementation. Previously, Doreen was chief executive at Bernie Grant Arts Centre leading its £15m capital project and the launch of the centre. She has held regional and national roles with the Arts Council, and managed regeneration projects in the West Midlands. Doreen became an accredited coach in 2009 and a Clore coach and facilitator since 2012.