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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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BOP Reports

Callum shapes strategic direction across the BOP portfolio, giving regular input and direction to the BOP team and strategic partners on the establishment of major new arts foundations and national cultural strategies such as the Royal Commission of AlUla. He has led on projects for Transport for London and the European Commission including the evaluation of Creative Europe – the world’s largest transnational funding scheme for culture and film.


Callum’s focus is on driving excellence for BOP clients through the continuous improvement of BOP processes and knowledge base; investing in the team and nurturing new talent to gow and provide informed analysis and advice. He has established the BOP Associate Network of over 50 global experts in culture and creative industries to ensure that clients have access to the best and latest expertise in their sector.


Callum and fellow BOP directors believe in the importance of investing in culture as an organisation supporting a range of charitable initiatives including The Equality Trust and the Social Mobility Foundation. Callum is a board member at KIT Theatre and on the advisory board of B3 Media.  He is a regularly invited to speak at international conferences, as well as being sought out as a media commentator on cultural trends for organisations such as The Guardian and Germany’s ZDF TV.

Callum leads the BOP team, its portfolio and strategic partnerships. His cultural and creative industries expertise is founded on leading analytical research and policy formulation in the UK and internationally.

Managing Director

Callum Lee

Callum Lee - Managing 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

A City of Music

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A City of Music

Liverpool City Council

Toolkit for Creative Cities Across the U.K.

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A New Toolkit for Creative Cities Across the U.K.

Knowledge Transfer Network

Edinburgh’s 10-year strategy to sustain and strengthen its world leading festival city status

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Edinburgh’s 10-year strategy to sustain and strengthen its world leading festival city status

Festivals Edinburgh

The State of Design in the UK

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The State of Design in the UK

Design Council

What makes a European Capital of Culture?

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What makes a European Capital of Culture?

Limerick Arts Office

Organisational strategy and development support for major new cultural foundation in the Gulf Region

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Strategy & concept development for major new art foundation

Planning for a New Concert Hall, The City of London

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Planning for a New Concert Hall

The City of London

Creative Scottish Film Review

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The Scottish Film Review

Creative Scotland

Review of HLF major grants programme

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Review of HLF major grants programme

National Lottery Heritage Fund

Heritage Lottery Fund

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Revised business plan for the reclamation of St Peter’s Seminary

NVA

strategy for Asia Art Archive

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A digital strategy for Asia Art Archive

Asia Art Archive (AAA)

UK Creative Industries – International Strategy

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International strategy for the UK's creative industries

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)