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Beatrice Pembroke

Beatrice Pembroke is director of creative economy work at the British Council, supporting people around the world to shape and share a creative and prosperous future. She is responsible for global strategy, partnerships and leading the UK team, with programmes in over 30 countries a year. Together, they focus on identifying communities that can have an impact, bringing them the space, tools, skills and connections they need to develop and expand in a changing world. She is also currently leading the arts and cities work for the British Council. She was previously special advisor to Martha Lane Fox, tech entrepreneur and peer. She began her career in publishing at Simon and Schuster, then Index on Censorship, before moving on to the BBC and MTV. She is co-founder of, a trustee of Auto Italia and on the Ashoka Social Ventures advisory board.

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Where Strangers Meet – Art in the Public Realm

Claire Doherty, Gabriella Gómez-Mont, David Olusoga, Papa Omotayo, Jay Pather, Beatrice Pembroke

Can participation in arts and cultural experiences in the public realm catalyse change for a society? The panel will consider the changing face of arts in the public realm, bringing experience from their international work.

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20 October 2017 5:15pm - 6:15pm Arnolfini