Gerald Lidstone

He is founder of Institute for Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths, University of London and founder of the MA Arts Administration & Cultural Policy and co-founder of two other MAs.

Originally working as a scenographer/production manager and lighting designer he developed extensive design and touring experience in Eastern Europe and the USA.

For the British Council and other agencies, he has also taught diverse Arts & Cultural Management courses in over 20 countries. This included twelve years part time for the Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism in Viet Nam establishing Arts Management education in Hanoi University of Culture, funded by the Ford Foundation.

He was also the director of a four-year British Know-How Fund (Foreign Office) project establishing arts management education in Slovakia. An outcome being the publication of the first book on arts management in Slovak, and the subsequent British Council project Closer to the Museum.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +44 (0)20 7919 7424