Fred Brookes has worked in the cultural and creative industries as an artist, craftsperson and teacher, in arts organisation and management, as a development consultant and researcher, at a senior level in the arts funding system, and as an investor and company director. He has held directorships at many cultural organisations, and currently chairs the board of directors of Nottingham Media Centre Ltd (Broadway), and is a director of Advantage Creative Fund, a dedicated creative sector equity fund. Since 2008 Fred has been working as business adviser to Creative Leicestershire, working with nearly 800 creative enterprises, small and large, to assist their growth and sustainability.

Areas of expertise

  • Crafts
  • Design
  • Film, TV and radio
  • Visual arts and photography

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