Andrew Barnett has been director of the UK Branch of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation since 2007. As a strong believer in the value of collaboration, he has played a major role in the establishment of the Making Every Adult Matter Coalition and the Campaign to End Loneliness. He is a founder director of Social Innovation Exchange and founding council member of Collaborate CIC. He has introduced a more strategic and ‘enquiry-based’ approach to the work of the UK branch and a tighter focus on specific issues, such as participatory performing arts. He is committee member of Healthwatch England, the statutory national consumer champion in health and social care and a director of the Forces in Mind Trust. He previously served as chair of DV8 Physical Theatre, group chair of People Can, a trustee of Addaction and director of Yorkshire Metropolitan Housing.
Events featuring this speaker
This session brings together cultural leaders, artists and producers who are testing out new ways of programming, collaborating and effecting change in their cities.