Previous Consultancy Projects

Lead consultant: on the establishment of the Impact Database: a searchable database of publications on the impact of arts and culture. Commissioned by the Scottish Executive on initial contract, July 2004 – August 2007.

Project manager and consultant: Quality of Life and Well-Being: Measuring the Benefits of Culture and Sport, commissioned by the Scottish Executive, March – September 2005.

Lead consultant: Scoping study on Cultural Engagement and Knowledge Transfer in Scottish Universities  commissioned by the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council, March – June 2004.

Researcher: Economic Impact of the cultural sector in Scotland: Full Report, Summary led by Stewart Dunlop and commissioned by the Scottish Arts Council and Scotecon, March 2003 – June 2004.

Joint project leader with Adrienne Scullion: The Effectiveness of the Scottish Arts Council’s Links and Partnerships with Other Agencies, part of the quinquennial review of the Scottish Arts Council, commissioned by the Scottish Executive, March – May 2002.

Lead consultant: Study on the Impact of Cultural Development on Shetland, commissioned by Shetland Arts Trust, June – November 2004. 
Shetland Cultural Strategy, developed from the report.

Joint project leader with Adrienne Scullion: The Same but Different: Rural Arts Touring in Scotland,  funded by the Centre for Cultural Policy Research, University of Glasgow and Comedia, March 2003 – September 2004.

Consultant: Briefing for the Visual Arts and Galleries Association (Scotland), commissioned by the Visual Arts and Galleries Association (Scotland), with Susan Galloway, November 2003 – March 2004.

Researcher: Evaluation of Cultureshock, Commonwealth North West Cultural Programme, the North West Cultural Programme of the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, led by Beatriz García and commissioned by a consortium of bodies in the North West of England, September 2002 – January 2003.

Consultant: to British Council Brussels Office. Brief was to research the feasibility of establishing a new programme that underpins the changing role of the British Council in cultural relations in Brussels, Europe and beyond, March – April 2001.