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Callum Lee, Managing Director

Callum Lee

Callum is an expert in the cultural and creative industries, trusted by some of the largest organisations in the sector.

He works across BOP’s projects – from focused evaluations to major strategies.

Recent projects include the evaluation of culture in ERDF for the European Commission, the evaluation of the BFI Film Academy, or the development of the Technology Strategy Board’s Creative Industries Strategy (now InnovateUK). Other clients include Creative England, Westminster City Council (looking at Soho’s creative cluster), the Media Trust, and the RIBA.

Between 2013 and 2015, he was also the Deputy Director of the European Creative Business Network.

Callum introduced BOP’s annual internship scheme with the Social Mobility Foundation.

In the last few years, 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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Business rates threaten London music venues
The GLA releases new figures for the capital
Business rates threaten London music venues
What’s next for a video games cluster?
Our ‘blueprint for growth’ strategy has just been published
What’s next for a video games cluster?
Review of the Scottish Animation Sector
Our review of the Scottish Animation Sector, commissioned by Creative Scotland, has just been published
Review of the Scottish Animation Sector
Ireland’s live entertainment sector adds real value
Our research into the sector’s economic and cultural impact is published
Ireland’s live entertainment sector adds real value
Beyond the Biennial
Our evaluation of Liverpool Biennial 2016 is published
Beyond the Biennial
What is the future of culture in cities?
Headlines from the World Cities Culture Forum public session
What is the future of culture in cities?
A Catalyst for Change?
What we've learnt from the Catalyst Programme in its 3 years
A Catalyst for Change?
Moving towards a more diverse music industry
UK Music publish latest workforce figures
Moving towards a more diverse music industry
Bridges, not walls
Amidst all the talk of exits and walls, BOP pressed on with building bridges says MD Paul Owens in his review of 2016.
Bridges, not walls