John Newbigin OBE shared his thoughts on the power of regional creativity and the creative economy.
John has worked at Channel 4 Television as Head of Corporate Relations, Special Advisor at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and Policy Advisor to the leader of the opposition. He also has extensive Board experience, which includes being Founder and Chairman of Creative England Ltd, and a trustee of Battersea Arts Centre and Whitechapel Gallery.
In 2015, John was awarded an OBE for ‘services to creative industries and the arts’ and is an Honorary Professor at Hong Kong University.
In 2012, I set up Frogspark whilst studying full time at University. Since going full time over two years ago, Frogspark has formed a fantastic team, worked with some great clients and is fast becoming one of the most widely known agencies in the local area.@RobTwellsUK