city partner 2015


city partner 2015

Steering Group

Johanna Bolhoven

Creative England

Senior Strategy Executive at Creative England, Johanna is currently responsible for researching best practice in cluster development as part of a European Creative Industries Alliance €100m initiative, comparing cluster excellence in other sectors, analysing the factors that make a set of business support services, programmes and tools appropriate for the Creative Industries, and developing effective cluster strategies. She works with national and international partners to prepare regional and policy driven action plans e.g. Access to Finance, Cross-Sector Collaborations/Supply-Chain Development and Developing Entrepreneurship in Emerging Industries etc. and she manages the annual UK Creative Business Cup competition.