Effective policy-making is essential for the development of a sustainable and competitive creative economy. The structure around which the creative economy develops is shaped by a series of government interventions, from IP regulations to tax regimes and education policies. Through this strand of work, and in recognition that the creative economy is both a global and local phenomenon, the British Council seeks to promote the discussion and sharing of appropriate initiatives and perspectives, building dialogue at local, regional and international levels to develop more sustainable and relevant policy making.
We recently caught up with former CLI participant, Toni Attard, who updated us on the progress of Malta’s first national strategy for the creative economy.
On the same day the Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced that the UK economy contracted by 0.2%, Ed Vaizey’s speech highlighted the recent growth of the creative industries and their future.
Judith has over ten years experience in public sector economic development specialising in London’s designer fashion sector.
Chris Garcia is an experienced consultancy director, with a record in innovation and digital and creative industries' cluster development.
As Professor of Radio and Popular Music Studies, Tim Wall leads an Interactive Cultures Research team exploring the relationship between culture, technology and media.
Nigel Llewellyn joined Tate to establish their research department in 2007, having previously been Director of the AHRC Research Centres programme.
Rob Elkington manages the Royal Shakespeare Company's national and international partnership programmes with schools, theatres and universities - programmes focussed on transforming the teaching and learning of Shakespeare.