Andrew Senior (Andrew Senior Associates; UNESCO); Richard Naylor (BOP Consulting); Cristina Rosemberg (Technopolis) - Coined in the United Kingdom in the early nineties, the creative economy refers to the services and products protected by intellectual property rights, in which the “creative content” plays an essential role. Sectors such as the visual and performing arts, the film industry, publishing, videogames, music or in some cases gastronomy and architecture; are included. As has been demonstrated during the last decade particularly for developed countries, the creative industries play a major role in national economies and international trading, having in some cases a larger impact both in the GDP and in the creation of employment than areas such as construction, mining or agriculture. More importantly, they are crucial in the promotion of citizenship and senses of belongings. Read the complete abstract here.
Mr. Andrew Senior (Andrew Senior Associates - Unesco) - Expert in the creative economy, with a particular emphasis on policy making, entrepreneurship and education. In 2011 he was appointed as an expert to UNESCO on the 2005 Convention for the Protection and Promotion of Diversity of Cultural Expression. Subsequently he undertook two, out of a total of thirteen, technical assistance missions as part of an EU-funded programme, working in Buenos Aires and Barbados. In both cases, key recommendations have already been taken up and are being implemented. His appointment to the expert panel was renewed in 2015. More about Andrew here: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/andrew-senior-b94437a
Mr. Richard Naylor (BOP consulting) - Richard has more than 20 years of applied research and consultancy in both the private sector and academia. He leads BOP’s research and evaluation work, with particular expertise in social and economic impact; project and programme evaluation; creative industries mapping and cultural statistics; business support and skills development; urban and regional development, intellectual property, innovation and organisational change. More about Richard here: http://bop.co.uk/people/richardnaylor
Miss Cristina Rosemberg Montes (Technopolis Group) - Lead economist and Senior Consultant at Technopolis Group. She has expertise in economic and econometric analysis and impact evaluation in the areas of economic development, research and innovation and the creative industries. She participates and leads projects mainly related with publically funded support to industry and research institutions in the areas of innovation and competitiveness. More about Cristina here: http://www.technopolis-group.com/?staff=cristina-rosemberg-montes
Mr. Felix Lossio (Newcastle University) - Former General Director of Cultural Industries and Arts at the Ministry of Culture in Peru. PhD (candidate) and Teaching Assistant in Latin American Studies at Newcastle University, carrying out research about nation branding in Latin America, particularly in Peru, Cuba and Colombia. Associate Researcher in the Cultural Narratives of Crisis and Renewal Project (Newcastle University, 2015-2019). MSc in Sociology (Culture and Society) by The London School of Economics and Political Science. BA in Sociology by the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, where he was lecturer at the Social Sciences Department and in the Cultural Studies MA. Several articles published in areas related to cultural industries, cultural policies, film and audience studies and social participation.
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