About Us Our People Chickenshed Theatre Trust Prof. Jonathan Shalit OBE Professor Jonathan Shalit OBE (55) is Chairman and founder of the ROAR Group, the UK's pre-eminent independent talent and rights Management Company. He is widely recognised as a leader in the creative industries and as an innovator who influences all aspects of the entertainment business. Jonathan was awarded an Honorary Professorship by the Henley Business School faculty of Reading University in 2012 in recognition of his contribution to the Performing Arts followed by an OBE in 2014 for services to the entertainment industry. Jonathan also lectures annually at USC (University of Southern California) in Los Angeles. He is proud to have been a Trustee of Chickenshed for over 20 years. He is proud to be a Trustee of Chickenshed as the work of Chickenshed changes and enhances lives.