CVAN National Director
Paula is a consultant specialising in creative culture, policy, and strategy. She has worked in mainstream media and digital industries before founding Fossbox, in 2007 to work on translating cultural research into real-world impacts with universities, civil society and arts organisations, as well as creative industries. Paula has a PhD in Culture & Communication from the University of Sussex, she was Creative Entrepreneur in Residence at QMUL 2013-14, and is Hon Fellow in Creative Industries at the University of Westminster. Paula was also responsible for Policy & External Relations at the Council for Higher Education in Art & Design until 2017 and is currently national Director of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network.