(with Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy). An assessment of the role and impact of Grants for the Arts , one of the major sources of arts investment in England. This explored the impact of the programme to date (2004-2009) and scoped the strategic opportunity landscape for the programme to play a more innovative and enabling role […]
Championing/delivering Cida’s services nationally and internationally (2010-2012) as an associate, in particular its innovation events, building partnerships, setting up and delivering events, tendering and working with clients.
The development of a business case (work conducting with RGA/GVA) for the front of house extension of Theatre Royal Glasgow and a demonstrable case to secure the money for the £9.6 million development (with monies already secured from the Scottish Government). Inputs included developing an understanding of: Theatre Royal as a driver of financial returns beyond just bar profits (including […]
Organiser of Gallerycamp (2013-ongoing), the UK’s leading unconference dedicated to the role of digital/technology in arts and culture. Here’s the video for #Gallerycamp14: More info: web | twitter | Facebook | Gallerycamp is the UK’s leading annual unconference dedicated to discussing and getting hands-on with the future role of digital and technology in the arts and cultural sector. There have been […]
Producer and curator for business strand of the inaugural Frequency Festival in Lincoln in October 2011. Clients: University of Lincoln/Threshold Studios What The programming and management of a major strategic strand called EDC (Enterprise, Debate & Connect) for Frequency 2011, a new digital culture festival for the city of Lincoln. The strand looked at future business and enterprise, encouraged open […]
Working on open space innovation events with Birmingham City University since 2013 including: – MaKeyMaKey as a tool of business development (including with Mark Brill, Senior Lecturer in MA FutureMedia at BCU) – working as an expert for Interactivos 2014 – the development of MaKerMonday, a new regular monthly event building digital/technology insight and skills cross-sector starting […]
Working as Chief WiP for WiP (Work in Progress Ltd), a leading Arts Education company based in Northfield (Birmingham) since 2014 leading new business development and strategy and helping the Managing Director steer a team from a few to eight people. Developing new business partnerships. Developing on-line presence Driving internal change to shape the business and […]
A strategic assessment for Arts Council England (2009-2010) of national arts education provision across four regions (with Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy). Scoping Research Opportunities for a Joined-up Arts offer for Young People Across the Regions. I conducted research to assess the current position of arts education provision in five sample regions: North West, East, East […]