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Meet the people who work with you to plan, design and deliver sustainable cultural projects, demonstrate their impact and identify opportunities for you to evolve and grow.

RE | SHAPING POLICIES FOR CREATIVITY – Addressing culture as a global public good; UNESCO Report

RE | SHAPING POLICIES FOR CREATIVITY – Addressing culture as a global public good

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World Cities Culture Forum – Culture Counts 2021

Culture Counts: New Approaches to Evidence Based Cultural Policymaking
in World Cities

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World Cities Culture Report 2014

World Cities Culture Report 2014

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Evaluation of SubSaharan Africa Arts – 2018-21 Impact report

Evaluation of SubSaharan Africa Arts – 2018-21 Impact report

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Culture and High Streets – Final Report

Culture and High Streets – Final Report

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Culture and Sustainability Green cities Report Prepared for WCCF

The Green World Cities of Tomorrow: Culture and Sustainability – Special Report Prepared for WCCF Global Conversation

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Latest Insights

BOP Reports

She leads and contributes to a range of BOP projects, including, most recently, a long term study of the arts and criminal justice for Creative Scotland; as well as, for the BFI, a three year review of BFI’s Film Academy, a review of cultural cinema provision in Northern Ireland, and reviews of the film sectors in both Scotland and Greater Birmingham. Further recent clients include BBC Wales, University of Edinburgh, Traverse Theatre and Directors UK.


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.

Associate Director

Barbara McKissack

Barbara McKissack - Associate Director | BOP Consulting

We work around the world to build and support new cultural and creative economies. We have created a set of tools that give leaders and decision-makers an unparalleled understanding of their cultural and creative assets and how to make the most of them. Here is a selection of our projects.

Projects