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Commissioner Day 3

Education and Talent

The third Commissioner Day took place on 10th June 2014

Commissioners Dinah Caine OBE, Professor Geoffrey Crossick, Darren Henley OBE and Paul Roberts OBE led the discussions, alongside Chairman Vikki Heywood. The group heard select-committee style evidence from the following speakers:

The outline for the Commissioner Day with bios of participants is available here, in pdf format.
The briefing document for Commissioner Day 3 is available to download here.

Evidence Givers

Pat Thomson


Professor Pat Thomson - Director of the Centre for Research in Arts, Creativity and Literacy (CRACL) at University of Nottingham

Kate O

 Kate O'Connor - Executive Director and Deputy CEO of Creative Skillset, the Creative Industries’ the Sector Skills Council


 Andy Westwood - Chief Executive of GuildHE


 Sam Cairns - Cultural Learning Alliance


 Dr Paul Gerhardt - Director of Education, British Film Institute (BFI)


 Paul Reeve - Chief Executive of Into Film



 Dan Simmons - Head of Film, Creative Skillset