Partners

Partners

The Edinburgh International Culture Summit was established in 2012 by:

Supporters

The 2018 Summit, in conjunction with the Edinburgh International Culture Summit Foundation, acknowledges the significant support of:

Edinburgh Partners
Dunard Fund
The Morton Charitable Trust
James Anderson
Sir Ewan and Lady Brown
Sir Angus and Lady Grossart

Knowledge Partners

In 2018, the Edinburgh International Culture Summit acknowledges important partnerships in developing its programme:

National Youth Arts Advisory Group

Governance

Founding Partners

The Edinburgh International Culture Summit was established in 2012 by: British Council, Edinburgh International Festival, Scottish Government, Scottish Parliament, UK Government: Department for Culture, Media & Sport

Strategic Board

The Edinburgh International Culture Summit founding partners are represented by a Strategic Board, comprising:

Sir Ciarán Devane, Chief Executive, British Council

Fergus Linehan, Director, Edinburgh International Festival

Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture

Rt Hon Ken Macintosh MSP, The Presiding Officer, Scottish Parliament

Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP, Secretary of State for Digital Culture Media and Sport  HM Government

Steering Group

The delivery of the Edinburgh International Cultural Summit is coordinated by representatives of the founding partners, comprising: Lucy Young, Acting Deputy Director, British Council Scotland; Francesca Hegyi, Executive Director, Edinburgh International Festival; Roy Devon, Head of Events and Exhibitions, Scottish Parliament; Gordon Hipwood, Senior International Arts Policy Adviser, DCMS, HM Government; James McNulty, Head of Culture Strategy and Engagement, Scottish Government.

Foundation Trustees

The Edinburgh International Culture Summit Foundation was formed in 2014 to support the ambition of establishing the Edinburgh International Culture Summit as an important biennial forum in which artists, cultural leaders and government ministers discuss substantial, global issues of mutual interest during the Edinburgh Festivals. The Board of Trustees comprises: Sir Angus Grossart, QC, CBE (Chair), Joanna Baker CBE, Benny Higgins, Alan McFarlane, Dame Seona Reid, DBE Andrew Wilson, Dr William Zachs.

Foundation Staff

Programme Director  Jonathan Mills

Executive Producer  Jenny Niven

Policy Advisor  Rod Pryde

Office Manager   Marie Nivaigne

Programme Manager  Lily Hughes

Associate Programme Manager  Emily Granozio

Delegate Manager  Eva Mate

Production Manager  Kate Hollands