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Dr Victoria Alexander

Programme Convenor, BA Arts Management
V.Alexander (@gold.ac.uk)

Victoria’s research combines sociology of the arts, visual culture, sociology of organisations and culture.

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Roxana Bratu

Research Assistant in Trade Secrets, Economic Espionage and Cybercrime
r.bratu (@gold.ac.uk)

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Dr Aleksandar Brkić

a.brkic ( (@gold.ac.uk)

Aleksandar is experienced in arts management and cultural policy as a researcher, creative producer and arts manager.

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Claire Cooke

Lecturer in Arts Management
c.cooke (@gold.ac.uk)

Claire is interested in magic, ritual, public space, performance (and its history), contemporary art and film.

Adrian De La Court

Lecturer, MA Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship and Director, SYNAPSE
a.delacourt (@gold.ac.uk)

Originally trained as an artist and dancer, Adrian has developed a strong portfolio career in the creative industries.

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Dr Cecilia Dinardi

Senior Lecturer in Cultural Policy
c.dinardi (@gold.ac.uk)

Cecilia focuses on cultural policies, creative economy, heritage, cities, urban regeneration & creative methodologies.

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Dr Carla Figueira

Director MA Cultural Policy, Relations and Diplomacy | Director MA Cultural Policy and Tourism
c.figueira (@gold.ac.uk)

Carla examines international cultural relations as a transdisciplinary field and is interested in areas of cultural policy.

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Dr Michael Franklin

Postdoctoral Researcher
m.franklin (@gold.ac.uk)

Michael’s research investigates the conceptualisation & management of risk in the film industry & related creative businesses

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Dr Richard Hull

Director, MA Social Entrepreneurship, ICCE
r.hull (@gold.ac.uk)

Richard explores social and sustainable enterprise and emerging alternatives to shareholder-focused forms of capitalism.

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Oliver Kempton

Visiting Tutor
o.kempton (@gold.ac.uk)

Oliver’s focus is on using social research, evaluation and analysis to help organisations understand their impact.

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Dr Sylvia Lahav

s.lahav (@gold.ac.uk)

Sylvia remains interested in the way in which museums of art use textual explanation to interpret their collections.

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Gerald Lidstone BA MA ATC Dr h. c. FRGS

Director of the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICCE)
g.lidstone (@gold.ac.uk)

Gerald has worked internationally in arts management for 30 yrs, also recently completing a research evaluation for Sadler’s Wells

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Sara Linden

s.linden (@gold.ac.uk)

Sara’s interests include city branding, gender and urban spaces, and representation of cities in the media.

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Dr. Kelly Meng Parnwell

Lecturer in Luxury Brand Management
k.meng (@gold.ac.uk)

Kelly's current research focuses on international business development and strategic management in the luxury industry.

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Dr Oonagh Murphy

Lecturer in Arts Management
o.murphy (@gold.ac.uk)

Oonagh’s research has explored best practice on the scalability of emerging technologies for cultural organisations.

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George Musgrave

g.musgrave (@gold.ac.uk)

George researches mental health and the music industry, artistic entrepreneurship and conditions of creativity.

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Siân Prime

Director, MA Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship
s.prime (@gold.ac.uk)

Siân has worked with creative and social enterprises to find financial models to ensure impact and value creation.

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Dr Nicola Searle

Digital Economy Fellow
n.searle (@gold.ac.uk)

Nicola specialises in economics of intellectual property, with a focus on the creative industries and trade secrets.

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Dr Martin Smith

Visiting Fellow
msmit053 (@gold.ac.uk)

Martin works in the media, cultural and creative sectors in various advisory, executive, and non-executive capacities.

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Dr Tomoko Tamari

Lecturer in Sociology
t.tamari (@gold.ac.uk)

Tomoko’s interests are Japanese culture & society; consumer culture; department store & aestheticization; visual sociology and the body.