Enabling strategic thinking

I help arts and cultural organisations to develop a clear path for the future in a world that is constantly changing.

  • Exploring business models, business plans and organisational development to help drive a more resilient future for arts and cultural organisations
  • Creating marketing and audience development strategies to help companies reach and engage more audiences, develop new audiences, and increase audience diversity
  • Creating membership strategies to add value for members and friends.  Enabling cultural organisations to build lasting relationships, and increase reach and retention of members
  • Sharing insight into how to develop effective leadership and management to enable your organisation or team to thrive

Get in touch to chat about how I might support you and / or your team or organisation

Current projects include:

  • Leading a programme of work exploring how to Diversify Museum Visitors in collaboration with Mel Larsen and Pam Jarvis.  Including developing a toolkit and plan for future support across the sector for a steering panel of funders and umbrella bodies led by Association of Independent Museums
  • Business advisor and webinar host for Prosper a new programme for arts and creative organisations across England led by Creative United
  • Collaborating with BakerRichards on Shared Ambition an action research project exploring how marketing and fundraising might work more effectively together
  • Core facilitator and coach on the Future Proof Museums programme led by the AMA exploring future business models with a mix of museums across England

Recent projects include:

  • Creating a simple guide to business planning and marketing strategy for artists and individual practitioners for the members of a-n Artists Network
  • Providing training for the BFI Film Audience Network on influencing and leadership skills
  • Developing a marketing strategy for the Charleston Trust
  • Carrying out research and facilitating a board retreat with MCN exploring their future business model

Image courtesy of We Are Museums / (c) Lucian Lordan