Joshua has 4 years of experience as a researcher in cultural geography, having carried out fieldwork in North America, Europe and Asia. As a researcher, he works across BOP’s portfolio.
Joshua’s recent projects include providing primary research for Arts Council England’s Catalyst programme into cultural philanthropy and fundraising, as well as providing evaluation assistance for their Developing Cultural Sector Resilience programme. He is currently evaluating the ERDF-funded business development projects, StartEast and the London Creative Network. Targeted at creative entrepreneurs and SMEs from a range of disciplines, these evaluations will assess impact on both individuals and local ecosystems over the next couple of years. Joshua also leads on much of BOP’s communications.
Prior to joining BOP, Joshua completed a postgraduate degree at King’s College London in the Cultural and Creative Industries, where his dissertation looked into the changing role of contemporary craft in an age of technological change and economic uncertainty.
Joshua line manages BOP’s work placement students and the interns recruited via the Social Mobility Foundation each year.