Evelyn is Co-founder and Director of TCCE since 2011. She co-developed the bid to develop Boosting Resilience, on which she is Co-Investigator.She joined LCACE, TCCE’s first iteration, in 2005, working as Cultural Development Manager at Queen Mary, UoL and then as Senior Manager. She worked with colleagues at Queen Mary to develop the concept for key aspects of the AHRC funded Creativeworks London Knowledge Exchange hub.
Evelyn specialises in developing platforms and frameworks in which to bring together researchers from diverse disciplines with cultural/creative sector practitioners around areas of common concern and purpose. Her work often takes the form of events and dialogue-based activities and she curated hundreds of events, workshops as well as festivals and learning initiatives.
Previous posts include: Director of Lighthouse, Brighton, Director, Metapod, Head of Exhibitions and Cultural Events, Light House Media Centre, Wolverhampton. Evelyn has served in several advisory capacities in arts and academic contexts. She is currently an advisor to the Centre for Creativity and Professional Practice at Cass Business School and is an Honorary Research Associate at Royal Holloway, University of London. She holds an MA in Geosociology from Goldsmiths and also enjoys writing on and for the arts, albeit somewhat sporadically.