BOP Consulting team
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The City as Creative Platform: New Urban Centres of Creative and Digital Services
Great Place Legacy Report
Impact Assessment Edinburgh Festivals
Evaluation of the DCMS Culture Recovery Fund
Creative Industries and the Climate Emergency: The Path to Net Zero
Economic Impact of NDT Broadgate
She leads and contributes to a range of BOP projects, including, most recently, Youth Music Initiative Evaluation for Creative Scotland; as well as, for the BFI, a multi year review of BFI’s Film Academy and recently BFI's NETWORK; a review of cultural cinema provision in Northern Ireland and business planning for a new Cultural Hub in Belfast, and reviews of the film sectors in both Scotland and Greater Birmingham. Further recent clients include Screen Scotland, NI Screen, Tyneside Cinema and Glasgow University.
Following early work in training and festival management, Barbara became an independent film producer before being appointed BBC Head of Drama in Scotland, running a multi-million slate of network programming.
Alongside her work for BOP, she lectures and devises the television strand of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s production degree. Barbara is a member of the Stirling University Court and chairs their Student Union Trustee Board. She is based in Edinburgh.
Barbara is an Associate Director at BOP with expertise in broadcasting and in a wide spectrum of the arts and creative industries.
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