People

Meet the core team, the researchers from our consortium of universities, and our Management Board, Advisory Board, Industry Champions, and International Council.

Core team Researchers Management Board Advisory Board Industry Champions International Council

Meet the PEC's Industry Champions: a UK-wide network of trusted practitioners, drawn from all parts of the creative industries. The group provide the PEC with guidance on industry’s most pressing challenges, expert insight to inform our research, and critical feedback on our policy recommendations. To find out more, learn about the individuals below and read the announcement blog.

Meet the PEC's International Council: a network of leading policy and creative economy practitioners from across the world, convened by The British Council. The group will share international creative economy policy intelligence and research opportunities, and will act as critical friends in reviewing and providing an international perspective on the PEC’s activities. To find out more, learn about the individuals below and read the announcement blog.

Professor Stuart Allan

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

Professor Stuart Allan is Professor and Head of the School of Journalism, Media and Culture (JOMEC) at Cardiff University. He...

Hasan Bakhshi

Hasan Bakhshi is Director of the Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre and Executive Director, Creative Economy and ...

​Dr Roberto Camerani

Research Fellow at the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex Business School

Dr Roberto Camerani is Research Fellow at SPRU, University of Sussex. He holds a PhD in Science and Technology Policy Studies...

Heather Carey

Deputy Director at the Work Foundation

Heather Carey is a Research and Policy Professional with over 15 years’ experience in the education and skills arena where sh...

Professor Giorgio Fazio

Chair of Macroeconomics at Newcastle University Business School

Professor Giorgio Fazio is an applied economist with expertise in open macroeconomics, trade and investment. He has published...

Lesley Giles

Director of Lesley Giles Associates and a Work Foundation Associate

Lesley Giles is Director at the Work Foundation and leads a work programme seeking to champion Good Work and to improve polic...

Dr Abigail Gilmore

Senior Lecturer in Arts Management and Cultural Policy and Head of the Institute for Cultural Practices, University of Manchester

Dr Abigail Gilmore is Senior Lecturer in Arts Management and Cultural Policy and Head of the Institute for Cultural Practices...

Professor Martin Kretschmer

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

Professor Martin Kretschmer (LLM LSE, PhD UCL) is Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the University of Glasgow, and Di...

Dr Caitriona Noonan

Lecturer in Media and Communication in the School for Journalism, Media and Culture at Cardiff University

Dr Caitriona Noonan is lecturer in Media and Communication in the School for Journalism, Media and Culture at Cardiff Univers...

Professor Jonathan Sapsed

Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Newcastle University Business School

Professor Jonathan Sapsed is Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Newcastle University Business School. He was Pri...

Professor Philip Schlesinger

Professor in Cultural Policy at the University of Glasgow and Deputy Director of CREATe

Professor Philip Schlesinger is Professor in Cultural Policy at the University of Glasgow and Visiting Professor in Media and...

Dr Josh Siepel

Senior Lecturer at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex Business School

Josh Siepel is Senior Lecturer at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex Business School. He is ...

Julie Taylor

Julie is responsible for the operational management and governance of the PEC and the strategic development of the consortium...

Professor Bruce Tether

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

Professor Bruce Tether is Professor of Innovation Management and Strategy at the Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS) w...