We are very excited to announce that Rosy Greenlees will be joining us at the conference this year. Rosy  is Executive Director of the Crafts Council, the national agency committed to ensuring that craft not only flourishes in a changing world but helps reshape it. From the classroom, to the heart of studios and thought-provoking exhibitions the Crafts Council supports every aspect of contemporary craft in the UK.

Originally a visual arts curator Rosy was previously Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Visual and Media Art for Eastern Arts Board; Cultural Strategy Manager for the Mayor of London; and founder Director of LCACE, the London Centre for Arts and Cultural Enterprise.

Rosy is President of World Crafts Council Europe, a member of the Skills Commission and UK Trade and Investment’s Creative Industries Advisory Group and a Fellow of the RSA.