Speakers


Alistair Spalding
About Alistair Alistair Spalding CBE has been the Chief Executive and Artistic Director of Sadler’s Wells since 2004. He has been responsible for programming at the theatre since February 2000, when he joined as Director of Programming. Alistair’s first job in arts management was at the Hawth Theatre, Crawley, where […]

Alistair Spalding – Sadlers Wells


Jerry Aerts
About Jerry Jerry Aerts is the General and Artistic Manager of the international arts campus DeSingel. He studied journalism and communication sciences (Brussels University). Before his work as music programmer and later on artistic director of deSingel in the eighties, Jerry Aerts worked in public relations, advertising and sales promotion for […]

Jerry Aerts – DeSingel


Sue Hoyle
About Sue Sue has been Director since 2008, having previously been Deputy Director from the time the Clore Leadership Programme was created in 2003. She has extensive experience of senior positions in the arts: prior to joining the Clore Leadership Programme, she was Executive Director of The Place. Other posts […]

Sue Hoyle – Clore Leadership Programme



Erwin Jans
About Erwin Erwin Jans is a dramaturg at Toneelhuis Antwerp, where he is also responsible for audience development. He is one of the creators of the ongoing AmatuerTONEELhuis project, that invites regional amateur groups to train with and perform at the Toneelhuis, creating parallel productions of the main Toneelhuis programme. He teaches theater […]

Erwin Jans – Toneelhuis


Monica Urian De Sousa
About Monica Monica Urian de Sousa is the Programme Manager at the European Commission – Directorate General Education and Culture – responsible for the ‘audience development’ priority within the Creative Europe Programme – Culture. In addition, Monica is in charge of the EU Prize for contemporary architecture/ Mies van der Rohe award, […]

Monica Urian de Sousa – European Commission




Lars Seeberg
About Lars Lars Seeberg is the director the Theatron network, and the founder of see@rt where he advises theatres, multicultural venues and funding initiatives. His career started out in the field of drama both as a dramaturge at Odense Theater and as a professor at The Theatre School in Odense. For […]

Lars Seeberg – Theatron Network


About Meta Meta Stular is the founder of the Culturemaker Institute – a Slovenian agency focussing on cultural development and project management in the area of culture and urban regeneration. She is working with diverse forms of organizations ranging from non-governmental to governmental sectors, intergovernmental institutions, networks and private companies in Slovenia and […]

Meta Stular – Zavod Culturemaker


Benita Lipps
About Benita As Executive Director of the DaVinci Institute, Benita Lipps is responsible for European networks and the DaVinci Think-Tank. She specialises in EU network management, stakeholder engagement, and leadership strategy. With a background in non-profit management, Benita has been supporting collaborations, projects and partnerships between creatives from science, society and […]

Benita Lipps – DaVinci Institute



Andrew Ormston
About Andrew Andrew Ormston is the founder and director of Drew Wylie Ltd. He is a senior creative manager and consultant with extensive experience in project development / delivery across the cultural and creative industries.  Specialisms include cultural and regeneration and interdisciplinary project development. Recent projects range from a review […]

Andrew Ormston – Drew Wylie (UK)