Skip to content
>> Home > People > Research Fellows > Roberta Comunian

Roberta Comunian

Professor, Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries King’s College London

Roberta Comunian is Professor of Creative Economies at the Department for Culture, Media and Creative Industries at King’s College London (UK). She is interested in the relationship between public and private investments in the arts, art and cultural regeneration projects, cultural and creative work, careers, and creative social economies. She has also undertaken research on knowledge transfer and creative industries and the role of higher education in creative economies through funded grants. She is recognised internationally for her work on creative graduates in the UK and their career trajectories. She has contributed extensively to the development of sustainable creative economies through EU and internationally funded projects. Her latest project focused on supporting the development of sustainable creative economies in Africa (

Research Fellows Network

Rupert Oliver Allen

Manager of Economic Analysis, Creative Industries Sector, Department of Canadian Heritage

Simona Iammarino

Visiting Professor at the Department of Geography & Environment of the LSE;

Marlen Komorowski

Senior Research Fellow, Centre for the Creative Economy, Cardiff University

David Throsby

Distinguished Professor of Economics at Macquarie University

Raquel Ortega-Argiles

Chair of Regional Economic Development at Alliance Manchester Business School

Hye-Kyung Lee

Professor of Cultural Policy at the Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries, King’s Col…

Jian Lin

Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Pier Luigi Sacco

Professor of Biobehavioral Economics, Department of Neuroscience, University of Chieti-Pescara

Diana Marcell Rey Vasque - Creative PEC
Diana Marcela Rey V√°sque – Colombia-Canada

Cultural Statistics Expert at UNDP for Saudi Arabia, Associate Researcher at Lado B

Dwinita Larasati

Lecturer and Researcher at Industrial Design Program, FSRD ITB, Indonesia Tita is a product designer…

Roberta Comunian

Professor, Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries King’s College London Roberta ‚Ķ

Anthony Fung

Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Antho…

Avril Joffe

UNESCO Chair, Cultural Entrepreneurship and Policy, and a Research Associate (and former Head of Dep…

Anne Green

Professor of Regional Economic Development at the City-Region Economic Development Institute (City-R…

Heidi Ashton

Centre for Culture and Media Policy Studies at the University of Warwick Heidi is a culture and crea…

Cynthia Carter  

Dr, School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Cardiff University Dr Cynthia Carter is Reader in the S…

Rowena Crawford

Manager, Frontier Economics Rowena is an experienced professional economist, passionate about using …

Jun Du

Professor of Economics at Aston Business School Jun Du is Professor of Economics at Aston Business S…

Olivia Gable

Independent Researcher Dr Olivia Gable has a research background in creative industries, cultural po…

Geoffrey Crossick

Distinguished Professor of Humanities in the School of Advanced Study at the University of London

Andy Pratt

UNESCO Chair of Global Creative Economy, and Professor of Cultural Economy, City, University of Lond…

Harman Sagger

Head Economist for Culture and Creative Industries (CCI), DCMS

Paul Owens

Co-Founder and Director of BOP Consulting Paul Is Co-Founder and Director of BOP Consulting, an inte…

Trilce Navarrete

Assistant Professor, the Erasmus University, Rotterdam Dr. Trilce Navarrete is a specialist in the e…

Karol J. Borowiecki

Professor of Economics Department of Economics, University of Southern Denmark Professor Karol J. Bo…

Paul Moore

Professor/Director Future Screens NI, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Ulster Univer…

Stuart Cunningham       

Professor, Digital Media Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology Stuart Cunningham is D…

Douglas Noonan

Paul H. O'Neill Professor IU Center for Cultural Affairs, O'Neill School of Public and Environmental…

Elisabetta Lazzaro

Professor, Business School for the Creative Industries, University for the Creative Arts

Patrycja Kaszynska

Senior Research Fellow, University of the Arts London Dr Kaszynska is Senior Research Fellow at Univ…

Graeme Evans

Professor Emeritus, Research University of the Arts London

Mark Spilsbury

Research economist Mark has been working on a variety of projects relating to the creative industrie…

Ricky Lawton

Director of Economic Valuation, Public Affairs Evaluation, Ipsos Dr. Ricky Lawton is a Cultural Econ…

Terry Flew

Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The University of Sydney Terry Flew is Professor of …

Jen Snowball

Professor of Economics Department of Economics and Economic History Rhodes University, South Africa …

Jason Potts

Professor, Blockchain Innovation Hub, RMIT University Jason Potts’ work is broadly centred on ‚Ķ

Tom Fleming

Director, TFCC Dr Tom Fleming is a global authority on cultural policy and the creative industries. …

Valentina Montalto

Associate researcher, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne Researcher and consultant in policy an…

Joanna Woronkowicz

Associate Professor, Faculty Director, Center for Cultural Affairs, O’Neill School of Public a‚Ķ

Michael Rushton

Professor, O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Michael Rush‚Ķ

Leandro Valiati

Researcher and Senior Lecturer in Creative and Cultural Industries School of Arts Languages and Cult…

Tom Campbell

Consultant and BOP Associate Tom Campbell is a consultant and BOP Associate. Until recently he was H…

Trine Bille

Full Professor, PhD Department of Business Humanities and Law, Copenhagen Business School Trine rece…

Kristofer Erickson

Professor of Social Data Science and Deputy Director for CREATE 

Patrizia Casadei
Patrizia Casadei

Senior Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Geography and Environment of the London School o…

Salvatore Di Novo

Lecturer in Culture, Media and Creative Industries at King's College London

Hyojung Sun

Lecturer in the Business of the Creative and Cultural Industries, School of Arts and Creative Techno…

Frank Lyons
Frank Lyons

Dean of Research and Impact in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Ulster University

professor Martin Kretschmer speaking at conference
Martin Kretschmer

Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the University of Glasgow, and Director of CREATe

Stuart Allan
Stuart Allan

Professor and Head of the School of Journalism, Media and Culture at Cardiff University

Bruce Tether - Creative PEC
Bruce Tether

Professor of Innovation Management and Strategy at the Alliance Manchester Business School

Monica Masucci - Creative PEC
Monica Masucci

Senior Lecturer in Strategy and Entrepreneurship in the Department of Strategy and Marketing at the …

Bartolomeo Meletti - Creative PEC
Bartolomeo Meletti

Creative Director for CREATe at the University of Glasgow

Roberto Camerani - Creative PEC
‚ÄčRoberto Camerani

Senior Lecturer in the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex Business School

Jenny Kidd

Senior Lecturer in the School of Journalism, Media and Culture at Cardiff University

‚ÄčNeil Lee

Professor in Economic Geography at London School of Economics

Abi Gilmore - Creative PEC
Abigail Gilmore

UKRI Policy Fellow on Cultural Placemaking and Levelling Up with Department for Culture Media and Sp…

Max Nathan

Associate Professor, Applied Urban Sciences, UCL

Gillian Doyle

Professor of Media Economics at the University of Glasgow and Director of the Centre for Cultural Po…

Candace Jones - Creative PEC
Candace Jones

Chair of Global Creative Enterprise at the University of Edinburgh Business School

‚ÄčPhilip Schlesinger

Professor at the Centre for Cultural Policy Research and CREATe, Centre for Regulation of the Creati…


Sign up to our newsletter