The founder of Wild Blue Cohort, advising investors on implementing of social programs and creating new urban infrastructure; TV producer, director. Topics; social innovations, social enterprise, project management, social design, media production.
Fiona de Bell
Dutch painter and art director of the creative team Cascoland that consists of international artists, architects, designers, animation filmmakers sharing an idea of public art – “artistic interventions” in public space. In the past she worked with theater groups Warner & Consorten and Odd Enjinears.
American architect, planner, and consultant. He lost his sight in 2008 and today he is dedicated to creating more helpful and enriching environments for the blind and visually impaired. He teaches accessibility and universal design at UC Berkeley and serves on the board of directors for the Lighthouse for the Blind in San Francisco.
Fine art expert, the founding director of Manifesta. Hedwig is in charge of all aspects of the Manifesta organization including the selection of host cities for the biennial, thematic content and the curatorial selection.
Dr.Tom Fleming, as director of Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy, is a consultant and an academic specializing in research and support for the cultural and creative industries sector at all levels, plus on broader issues of culture and creativity for cities and regions. He completed a doctoral dissertation on the transforming cultural politics of municipalities, the role of music, performances, festivals in the formation of innovative products and services.
Curator and fine art expert, specialist in media communications, the main coordinator of the European Biennial of Contemporary Art Manifesta 10. Maria obtained a higher education in art in Germany and until recently she has lived and worked in Berlin; she undertook an internship at the State Hermitage Museum.
Marc de Mauny
General manager of the Perm State Opera and Ballet Theatre, in the past - arts officer of the British Council in St. Petersburg, development director of The Mikhailovsky Theatre.
Organizer of the festival of early music Earlymusic held annually in St. Petersburg.
Designer, Executive Director of the Municipal Art Society of New York, she previously worked at the New York State Department of Transportation, where she supervised the projects of urban design, in particular environmental projects; was a partner in Marren and Newman Architects.
Expert in parks and recreations management. At the Tauranga City Council (New Zealand) he was responsible for the full range of tasks concerning parks and community facilities services. Currently he is one of the founders of Xyst ltd., specialized in urban projects. He has worked in UK and USA, since 2006 he has been a world commissioner for New Zealand at the International Federation of Parks and Recreation Administration IFPRA.
Expert in creative education, project director at Creative Industries Finland (CIF), a national coordinator and network for creative economy development in Finland.
Director of Audiences & Development at Barbican Centre (London), board member of Association of British Orchestras, ABO. Expert in marketing, communication and digital technologies in cultural institutions.