Chris Mellor

Associate

Chris currently works part-time for Arts Council England managing the strategic Cultural Destinations Tourist programme for the South East with Visit England and the regional DMO’s and LEP’s (as well as other strategic roles). He has many years’ experience of developing and delivering strategic cultural based visitor economy plans and large-scale funding applications for local authorities, including London Borough of Camden, LB Wandsworth, City of Aberdeen and Chorley Borough Council. He has been the Artistic Director of four middle scale theatres (Harrow Arts Centre, the Cockpit, Astley Hall and the Broadway Barking), substantially developing their arts and events programmes. Chris’s combined artistic development and strategic planning skills perfectly complement the ArtReach portfolio of creative producing and consultancy.