Dr Chris Bilton has been the director of the Centre for Cultural Policy Studies since 2008. He is also the founder of the MA in Creative and Media Enterprises and was Course Director from its inception in 1999 until September 2011.
Chris worked in the cultural sector for ten years before coming to Warwick, touring Britain and Europe as a writer, performer and manager with Balloonatics Theatre Company and working as Arts Development Officer for City of Westminster Arts Council in London. He has been a lecturer at the Centre since 1997.
Chris has published widely and presented papers on policy and management in the creative industries at conferences in Norway, Germany, Korea, Taiwan, the Netherlands and the UK. His most recent book, Creative Strategy: reconnecting business and innovation, cowritten with Professor Stephen Cummings, was published by Wiley in 2010.
Email: c dot bilton at warwick dot ac dot uk