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Callum Lee, Managing Director

Callum Lee

Callum is an expert in the cultural and creative industries and provides high-level advice to cultural organisations and policymakers.

His projects range from the development of a major new arts foundation in the Middle East to the evaluation of Creative Europe – the world’s largest transnational funding scheme for culture and film.

He has a particular interest in strategic planning, in evaluation, and in the role of culture in economic development.

He is a board member at KIT Theatre. Between 2013 and 2015, he was also the Deputy Director of the European Creative Business Network.

He has spoken at conferences in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, and Singapore. He has been in the Guardian and on Germany’s ZDF TV.

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Supporting mid-career artists
Our evaluation of the London Creative Network published
Supporting mid-career artists
Cultural investment key to the future of our cities
New enquiry finds new opportunities for culture in cities
Cultural investment key to the future of our cities
Culture & heritage given political blessing from the top in China
Xi Jinping draws attention to Beijing's built heritage in his Chinese New Year visit
Culture & heritage given political blessing from the top in China
Evaluating place-based funding programmes
Five challenges and approaches
Evaluating place-based funding programmes
Scoping opportunities in China’s Creative Industries
New AHRC R&D programme with Chinese partners
Scoping opportunities in China’s Creative Industries
Reasons to be (cautiously) cheerful – Parts 1 to 6
Our founder reflects on the last 12 months
Reasons to be (cautiously) cheerful – Parts 1 to 6
BOP’s Best of 2018: Music and TV
Our picks from the last 12 months
BOP’s Best of 2018: Music and TV
World Cities Culture Report 2018
Major international report highlights a new direction for culture in world cities
World Cities Culture Report 2018
Unlocking culture’s contribution to local growth
Reflections on the Cultural Cities Enquiry
Unlocking culture’s contribution to local growth