Programme Director
Karen Birch

Karen has been on the senior team at The Mighty Creatives since 2009 and has over 20 years’ experience working in arts and cultural engagement. She is responsible for the delivery of TMC’s core cultural education programmes, partnerships, investments and commissioning. She is also TMC's lead on research and evaluation. Karen is an experienced and expert project and programme manager, key note speaker, facilitator and fundraiser.

Karen has worked for and with Arts Council England on creative learning, cultural education, capacity building in the cultural and creative industries and creative employment, skills and governance: and with universities and local authorities in libraries, galleries and museums, notably audience planning and interpretation, and as a fundraiser, curator and buyer.

Besides her work in schools, culture and creative industries, Karen is involved in a number of initiatives supporting learning and knowledge exchange across professions and countries, most recently the Creative Europe funded Risk Change programme. She is also a primary school governor.

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