Easson, Gillian Founder & Director, Creative Dundee (UK)
Gillian Easson is the co-founding Director of Creative Dundee, a network which connects and amplifies the city’s creativity, enabling creative talent to base, grow and sustain their practice in and around the city. Working locally, nationally and internationally, Creative Dundee has an active digital platform, events programme and works in partnership with others to support the city’s strong creative scene. Gillian is part of the UK’s first UNESCO City of Design team in Dundee.
With a background in design and innovation methods, Gillian has led a number of creative industries initiatives including Nesta’s Creative Enterprise Toolkit and international train the trainer programme. Gillian is interested in how creative clusters can drive the development and understanding of creative cities as places to live, work, visit and invest.