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Our People

Creative Scotland is the national organisation that funds and supports the development of Scotland's arts, screen and creative industries. We are here to ensure that these sectors continue to thrive and to achieve their full potential in Scotland and beyond.

Led by our Chief Executive, Janet Archer, we are now taking the first step in the journey towards a new structure, one that reflects our priority areas of work, our ambition and that reflects the three sectors we are here to support, namely the arts, screen and creative industries.

The Board

The Creative Scotland Board is accountable to, and appointed by, the Scottish Government. The Board provides leadership, direction, support and guidance to Creative Scotland as a whole.

Chief Executive

Janet Archer became CEO of Creative Scotland on 1 July 2013. Prior to taking up her post at Creative Scotland, Janet spent 6 years at Arts Council England as Director, Dance, working as part of the national strategy team.

Senior Leadership Team

Working together, the Senior Leadership Team lead on all aspects of how Creative Scotland operates.

Specialism Leads

Specialism Leads sponsor and oversee the development of activities within their portfolio of work.