Member of Arts Council of Wales.
Richie Turner is a freelance creative innovator and a freelance consultant, trainer and lecturer in creative entrepreneurship, innovation and arts management.
Recently he has worked with Monmouthshire County Council on a wide range of innovation and service design initiatives, and with Torfaen CBC on both culture change and arts led regeneration plans. He has undertaken innovation and business development for many cultural organisations including S4C, Butetown History and Arts Centre, TaikaBox and Jukebox Collective.
Richie is an Associate of The Satori Lab (public sector innovation) and Native HQ (social media). He is also Chairman of SWICA Carnival and a long standing lecturer on the Royal College of Music and Drama’s MA Arts Management.
Previously was a partner and Director of Creative Enterprise Consulting Ltd, co-founder and Deputy Director of the Global Academy at the University of Wales, the first Wales Manager for the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA), has worked at Arts Council of Wales as Head of its Arts for All Lottery programmes and Senior Strategic Development officer.
He was also Director of Cardiff and District Multicultural Arts (CADMAD) and a Co-founder of NoFit State Circus. He holds no other Ministerial public appointments.
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