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New Head of Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion announced

Published: 25 Sep 2017

Following an open recruitment process, we are delighted to announce that Milica Milosevic-Robson has been appointed as Head of Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion. She will take up the post on Monday 27 November 2017.

Milica came to the UK from former Yugoslavia in 1992 and has worked in the arts sector for over 20 years.  As Senior Relationship Manager for Diversity and Music at Arts Council England, Milica led on diversity, and equality strategy and policy, informing the development and delivery of diversity strategy across England.

Milica Milosevic-Robson

Alongside managing a team of arts, diversity, and engagement specialists Milica managed relationships with a diverse portfolio of arts organisations, and has led social inclusion programmes with refugees, older people, homeless people, and collaborations with the youth justice system and arts in health and wellbeing programmes. Milica’s previous roles at Arts Council England included working as Senior Strategy Officer, Diversity (National), Head of Diversity team at the London Regional office and Head of Lottery at the London Regional Arts Board.

As a volunteer, Milica has fundraised for arts and social inclusion projects and is a Trustee of the Drawing Shed and Shapeshifter Productions where she supported the development of a cultural and musical exchange project in 2016 that brought together young musicians from East London and the Shetland Islands.

Of the appointment, Philip Deverell, Director of Strategy at Creative Scotland said: “We’re really pleased to welcome Milica to Creative Scotland. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience, working with diverse communities across the UK. Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion are important priorities for Creative Scotland and Milica will help shape how we make Scotland’s arts, screen and creative industries fully representative of all Scotland’s communities.”

Milica Milosevic-Robson commented: “I’m very much looking forward to joining Creative Scotland and building on its progress to place equalities, diversity and inclusion at the core of its work to increase access, progression and representation of Scotland’s diverse communities across the arts, screen and creative industries.”

Read more about Equalities and Diversity, one of our Connecting Themes.

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