Creative Edinburgh has appointed two new Chairs of the Board.
Marie Christie is currently Head of Development for Events at VisitScotland. She has more than 25 years of experience delivering and supporting festivals and events and raising the profile of Scotland as a cultural destination. Having worked across the public, private and third sectors she has run high profile campaigns, produced major events and led key national initiatives.
Miriam Nelken has a successful track record of supporting creative people and places to thrive through a diverse portfolio of work across the UK. Most recently she was responsible for commissioning and overseeing the Scotland-wide Dandelion project for EventScotland and prior to that her roles have included Executive Producer of the London Borough of Culture 2020, Producer for Artichoke, Director of Creative Barking and Dagenham, Head of Arts at Croydon Council and a wide range of freelance work for organisations including Arts Council England and Goldsmiths, University of London.