Member, Board of Trustees
Rebecca Blackwood practices as a curator, cultural strategist and a consultant. She founded the creative practices Of Many Circles and Thirteen Ways and is an advisory board member of The Attenborough Arts Centre (University of Leicester).
In 2018, she acted as Executive Director of Mansions of the Future (an Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence funded project) combining exemplary practice in socially engaged art with partnerships to create a civic place where culture, history and art come together.
Her advisory clients have included the Mayor of London (Fourth Plinth Commissioning Model review), British Council (Maker Library Network review), Arts Council England (Campaigns supporting Turning Point: a 10-year strategy for the Visual Arts, Artist Insights: a pioneering programme of artist residences in corporate settings and its 60th anniversary). And, she has led teams delivering exhibitions and events for the V&A, Royal Academy of Arts, National Museums Scotland, British Museum, National Poetry Day, Louvre Abu Dhabi and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Rebecca was formerly a corporate advisor to FTSE100, 250 and Fortune 500 companies, leading campaigns to grow organisations by IPO, share issues and mergers and acquisitions.