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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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Creative and Cultural Industries and Urban Revitalisation in the post-COVID era
BOP’s updated Handbook for the Inter-American Development Bank sets out strategies for sustainability and urban resilience
Creative and Cultural Industries and Urban Revitalisation in the post-COVID era
COVID-19: Government support packages for culture and creative industries #3
Three big questions as applications close for Arts Council England’s Cultural Recovery Fund
COVID-19: Government support packages for culture and creative industries #3
COVID-19: Government support packages for culture and creative industries #2
The UK’s £1.57 billion recovery package: priorities for a New Deal
COVID-19: Government support packages for culture and creative industries #2
COVID-19: Cities, Culture and the 3 ‘P’s: powers, partnerships, place
Cities are using their unique capabilities to lead recovery and renewal
COVID-19: Cities, Culture and the 3 ‘P’s: powers, partnerships, place
COVID-19 is a triple blow to culture and the creative industries
Recovery and renewal will depend on how we address the three dimensions of the crisis
COVID-19 is a triple blow to culture and the creative industries
‘Plans are useless, planning is essential’
In the face of radical uncertainty leaders and policy-makers will have to take planning and collaboration to whole a new level
‘Plans are useless, planning is essential’
Relief, Recovery and Renewal: navigating our way to a new kind of future
Nobody knows what will happen next, but we have a good idea of the three necessary steps out of the crisis
Relief, Recovery and Renewal: navigating our way to a new kind of future
Cultural Infrastructure for the 21st Century
How is China influencing the future of Cultural Tourism?
Cultural Infrastructure for the 21st Century
Getting your board onboard
Seven top tips for engaging your board in fundraising, from our Catalyst:Evolve programme evaluation
Getting your board onboard
Your BOP Newsletter - September
Staff retention and Brexit among the biggest challenges facing UK's cultural and visitor attractions
Your BOP Newsletter - September