Professor Graeme Lorenzo EvansPhD MA FCCA ACEI
b.24.4.54. Highgate, London UK
1. EDUCATION, TRAINING & EMPLOYMENT
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Bromley Grammar School (1965-71):
'O' levels: English, Maths, Geography, History, Art, Biology; 'A' levels: English Literature, Pure Maths, Art
City University, Department of Arts Policy & Management (1985-94):
MA Arts Management In Education; PhD Cities & Cultural Planning Polytechnic of North London: Dip.Community Evaluation (1988)
Member - Association of Cultural Economists (ACEI, 1998) Fellow, Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA, 1978), Academy of Urbanism (2008), Urban Design Group (2008)
9/2003 - Director, Cities Institute & Professor of Urban Cultures, London Metropolitan University
Director of inter-disciplinary research institute drawn from Architecture, Applied Social Studies/Geography and Business School (Leisure & Tourism) Faculties. Line manage research staff team of 15 (including 2 Professors, 2 Readers), plus PhD students, interns and associates. Report to Deputy Vice Chancellor Research. Secure and deliver major research projects (£5m, net) funded by research councils: AHRC, ESRC, EPSRC, EU (FP) and commissioned studies from government - central, regional, local, NESTA, Arts Council etc - see www.citiesinstitute.org Drafted Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), 2001-7; Town Planning Unit of Assessment submission: 70% rated ‘international quality’, including personal outputs 4* (‘world leading’). Lead thematic university-wide creative industries strand, including digital design, music & media management, arts & heritage. Memberships: Academic Board, Business & Community Links Committee, Third Stream Strategy Group, London2012 Strategy group, Research Degrees and Research Development Committees, Practice-based research working group.
Course teaching/development: Creative & Cultural Industries; Culture and Regeneration; Cultural Planning and Urban Policy modules: MA/MSc inCity Regeneration,Cities Design & Urban Cultures, Arts & Heritage Management, Creative & Cultural Industries, Planning for Sustainable Communities; BA Arts Management, Events Management, Music Industry Management, Urban Sociology, MRes (Urban Policy).
3/2001 - 2003 Dean of Research & Professor of Cultural Studies, Central St Martins College of Art & Design, University of the Arts London (UoAL)
Responsible for research development, management, research office/staff, strategic planning and delivery. Coordinated PhD programme and cohort (n=50) including practice-based in Fine Art/Time-based Media, Fashion & Textiles, Product & Industrial Design and Cultural Studies. New MA programme development: Narrative Environments/Curatorship and Spatial Design. AHRC-funded Research Centre (Artists Film) and Fellowships (Fashion/Textiles, Fine Art) and research centre designations - Fashion/Textiles, Design Against Crime, Design Lab, Innovation Centre. Coordination of EU FP5 AGORA: Cities for People 3 Year research project (with Elisava Barcelona, Lund/Malmo & Utrecht universities). Member, Senior Management Team, UoAL Research Development and Degrees Committees. PhD supervision and internal examining.
9/1988 - 2001 Professor of Cultural Planning & Director, Centre for Leisure and Tourism Studies (CELTS) University of North London
Director of designated University research centre (1996-2000), undertaking pure, applied and commissioned research. Clients from central government: Arts Council, DCMS, DETR, DTI and local/regional government, EU, IGOs (World Bank, WTO, UNESCO). Managed a department of 6 research/admin staff, with a cross-faculty research and development brief. Supervised all research projects, staff development and research leadership in the subject area (25 staff). Led major research projects: EU ICT & SMEs, Survey of Royal Parks, Development & Diversity: Heritage & Tourism, Arts Strategies and Cultural Trends/Statistics. Responsible for external affairs, new course development and programme. Appointed Reader in 1994; Professor in 1997, joined as Senior Lecturer (Economics), Business School.
Course development/teaching - led validations for joint (Architecture) MA in City, Design and Regeneration, BA and MA Arts & Heritage, BA Music & Media Management, Arts Management; module-leader - Cultural Planning, Cultural Policy, Economics, Arts and Cultural Industries, Planning and Public Policy and Research Methods. Secured and co-ordinated management development programmes for the Tate Gallery, multimedia SMEs. Conference planning and organisation, e.g. UNESCO World Heritage (2001). Memberships (1990-2001) -Research Strategy Task Group; Technology Audit Group, Performing Arts Technology Steering Group; Research & Graduate Studies Task Group, Drafted University Performing Arts & Technology Centre Feasibility (£10m).
1986 - 1988 Director (part-time), London Association of Arts Centres
Responsible for promotion and publicity, programme of activities, including events, training programme and fundraising. Produced quarterly newsletter and briefings. Coordinated organisational structure/Board. Surveys of members and sector, feasibilities for new/extending arts centres, liaison with arts funders: ACE, regional arts, local and regional authorities, LEAs. Grant assessment and evaluation. Regional arts policy and working groups.
1986 - 1996 Director, Cultural Industries Management (CIM)
Research consultancy in art, culture, design. Arts & Cultural facility design and development (arts centres, theatres, museums, galleries), feasibility studies, research/user surveys, fundraising, business planning, training (short courses/management practice) - Independent Theatres Council (ITC), Museums, Arts Centres, Local Government, regional arts associations.
1980 - 1986 Director, Inter-Action Trust Ltd / InterChange Studios, London
Arts Centre and National Community Development Agency – north London HQ, Huddersfield (youth training), Milton Keynes, Liverpool (training), USA & Israel offices. Divisions: Weekend Arts & Media College (5-25 year olds); Environmental (City Farms, Think Green, Country Wings, Community Architecture); Print & AV Media, Publishing, Education & Training, Research & Consultancy. 50 staff and 10 Operating divisions. Urban regeneration project development, model/action research projects for government, EC and development aid agencies (Ashkelon/Israel 1983‑4, Zimbabwe 1984, Long Beach, Ca., 1985, Mexico 1986). Established technical aid/training centre: community architecture, training, financial and charity advisory service, ICT management and consultancy. Short course/management trainer (arts, local government, voluntary sector). Musical Director, London FUSION (Youth Jazz) Orchestra, touring and workshops. Seconded to Special Adviser at the Department of the Environment, Inner Cities Unit - Urban Programme and Task Forces.
1975 - 1980 Project and Financial Management - Executive postsin international energy, property and transport sectors: UK and US plcs., London, Scotland, Middle East, Africa.
1970 - 1976 Professional Musician / Composer (jazz/rock, musical theatre/dance), touring, recording, teaching
2. VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS & EXAMINING
1999- University of Quebec in Montreal, INRS (Culture et Ville)
2000-1 University of Gothenburg (Faculty of Economics and Law)
2003- University of the Arts London/PhD supervisor
2008 University of Gotland, Sweden (Dept. of Integrated Conservation)
Course Examiner Universities of Sheffield, Heriot-Watt (Edinburgh), Bucks, Greenwich (1992-2001)
PhD Examiner University of the Arts London, University of Plymouth, City University, Napier University, University of Toronto
PhD Supervision Completions 7; currently supervising 4: Art Museums & City Regeneration; Mixed-Use Design and Development;
Cultural Planning and Mega-Events, Mapping Coastal Cities and Climate Change
Clore Cultural Leadership programme - Mentor
Journal reviewer Cultural Trends, Cultural Policy, Creative Industries, Arts & Cultural Management, Cultural Economics, Urban
Affairs, Urban Studies, Communication, Visual Culture, British Journal of Sociology, Built Environment, Urban Design, Regional Studies, Environment & Planning
3. ADVISORY / PANEL MEMBER
· Olympic Legacy Directorate/LDA,Academic Expert: London2012 Olympic Legacy Impacts, 2009-
· AHRC, ESRC, EPSRC Peer Review College member, 2004-; EPSRC EQUAL Review Panel, 20
· Technology Strategy Board, Assessor, 2010-
· Clore Arts & Cultural Leadership programme, Academic Mentor, 2009
· Department for Culture, Media & Sport, Liverpool ’08 Impact Study Model, 2008; Research Strategy, 2002-
· Editorial Board, Creative Industries Journal(Intellect); Town & City Centre Management (H.Stewart)
· OECD Territorial Reviews, Creative Economy Expert (Copenhagen, Toronto), 2008-
· London Development Agency, Steering Group: Impact & Evaluation of ERDF Objective 2 Creative Industries programme
· Creative Economy Programme, Department for Culture (DCMS) & RDAs Adviser, 2007-8
· Design Against Crime Research Centre, University of the Arts London, Advisory Board, 2007-
· GLA Economics Expert Adviser - London: Cultural Audit; Creative Industries, 2007-
· NESTA Creative Clusters and Innovation Working Group, 2007-
· Creative Industries Observatory Advisory Board, London College of Communication, 2007-9
· Office for Science & Technology, DTI Government Science Review Panel (DCMS),2003-4
· Commission for Architecture & the Built Environment (CABE) Enabler & Design Quality Facilitator 2002-
· CABE Space, Not So Green and Pleasant Land: Measuring the state of England’s urban greenspace, Steering Group, 2009-10
· World Leadership Awards Town Planning Panel Judge, 2007-
4. RESEARCH GRANTS - as Principal Investigator (PI or Co-PI) 2000-
· Department for Culture Media & Sport, Culture & Regeneration Effects, CASE Programme, 2010. £35k.
· Department for Culture Media & Sport, Culture & Sport Physical Asset Toolkit, --“—2010. £40k
· London Living Places, Woolwich Town Centre Cultural Strategy, 2010. £25k
· EPSRC VivaCity2020: Design Tools for the 24 Hour City - Sustainable Urban Environment (SUE) Programme. Built Environment theme. Co-PI with Lancs, UCL, Salford and Sheffield universities 2003-8. Led research into mixed-use, high density design & quality of life - case studies in London, Sheffield, Manchester. Exhibitions and artists-in-residences. £2.75m
· ESRC Evaluation of the Skills & Knowledge for Sustainable Communities programme, 2009. £15k
· EU FP7 SECOA: Urban Coastal Cities, Climate Change and Sustainable Development, with Rome, Brussels, Lisbon, Gothenburg, Tel Aviv, Vietnam and Indian HEIs, 2010-4. €1m
· UNESCO/S.Korea - City of Design, Gimhae and Seoul/British Council and Incheon City, 2009. £10k
· HM Treasury, DCMS/Culture Ministry, Arts Council -Creating Cultural Opportunities in Sustainable Communities 2006-8. Research & Development of National Cultural Planning Toolkit & Guidance for local and regional planning. £180k
· EPSRC Accessibility and User Needs in Transport (AUNT-SUE) 2004-9. Inclusive Design theme. Development of a GIS-based Street Design tool based on extensive data analysis, mapping, visualisation and community consultation. £1.5m
· AHRC Design of the WorkHome (Co-PI with Dr F Holliss RIBA/KT Fellow), Design of pattern book and planning guidance. 2009-11. £187k
· North Northampton Cultural Infrastructure Study, Cultural mapping, needs assessment in housing growth areas and towns, NNDC/East Midlands Arts, 2007-8, £25k
· City Fringe Partnership City Growth/Creative Clusters Evaluation, 2006-9 In depth longitudinal research into creative industries clusters, investment and policy interventions (Jewellery, Furniture/Product Design & Manufacture, Fashion, Print/Digital Media). £100k
· Combined Universities of Cornwall/Falmouth College of Art & Design. Digital Design Feasibility and comparative survey, EU Objective 1. 2008
· Creative Lewisham/Deptford Design Charrette, Creative Industries and City Growth strategy and mapping, Creative SME workshops, 2008. £10k
· Cockpit Arts, Performance Evaluation – Creative/Crafts workspace and enterprise support, 2008; used DCMS Creative Economy pilot study
· EPSRC InSITU GIS-Participation & Urban Design. PI with York & Salford universities, National Trust (Sutton House) 2005-7. Development of GIS-P technique with residents in regenerating urban neighbourhoods and heritage facilities in Hackney, Salford and York. £166k
· OECD Copenhagen Territorial Review 2008 Capital and Oresund region - Creative & Cultural Economy Assessment; Review of EXPO/Olympic 2024 proposals, £10k
· Canadian Department for International Affairs/Cities Secretariat Sustainable Cities 2001-3/2005-9. Urban regeneration, compact city/density approaches and UK-Canada City exchange prog. £25k
· Higher Education Innovation Fund KT-LEAD,Geoknowledge for Regeneration, Skills & Training Needs Study. 2005-9. GIS infrastructure, economy & community mapping/modelling. £100k
· DCMS Culture at the Heart of Regeneration 2003-6 Evidence Review & Case Studies. £25k
Professor Dr Evans, G.
Special Professor of Culture & Urban Development
Phone: +44 207 133 5033
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