Rebecca brings to BOP experience in communications and public affairs, with a strong research interest in the intersection of urban studies, international affairs, design and the creative economy.
As a Researcher, Rebecca works across BOP’s portfolio. Current projects include mapping out the cultural infrastructure in Cambridge, as part of an options assessment for a proposed capital redevelopment the city’s leading multi-arts venue, and analysis to support the development of a Creative and Digital Industries Strategy for Lambeth. Independently, Rebecca has completed research on trends in migration museums globally for London’s Migration Museum Project.
Rebecca currently contributes to Metropolis Magazine on topics related to cities, design, culture and where they intersect. Prior to BOP, Rebecca worked as a consultant, managing communications activities for some of the world’s leading design, architecture, and urban planning firms including Perkins + Will, NBBJ, and SWA Group. Rebecca has also worked as an intern with the Clinton Global Initiative, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and the Council of the Americas.
Rebecca recently completed her M.A. from Goldsmiths, University of London in Cultural Policy, Relations, and Diplomacy with a concentration in Cities and Society, where her dissertation focused on the importance and practice of international cultural relations by mid-sized U.S. cities in a changing global landscape.