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Kenneth Fowler

Director, Communications
Telephone 0797 055 7960

Areas of responsibility

Kenneth leads on all aspects of communications and external affairs. This includes responsibility for Creative Scotland's websites and digital communications; media relations and PR; marketing; events; internal communications; Government and parliamentary relations; Freedom of Information; and all areas of external engagement. He is also responsible for Creative Scotland's Gaelic language plan and Environment policy. Kenneth works with partners and the people and organisations that Creative Scotland supports to continuously improve the clarity and effectiveness of our communications and dialogue.

Background and experience

Before joining Creative Scotland, Kenneth was Head of Communications at Scottish Natural Heritage in Inverness, the public body responsible for caring for Scotland's nature and landscape. Prior to this, he spent 7 years working in the creative industries as a partner in an Edinburgh based advertising and communications agency and he has also held senior communications roles in the private sector with companies such as Glenmorangie and Standard Life.

A graduate in Marketing from Strathclyde University, Kenneth has been a Board member at Eden Court Theatre in Inverness and has lectured on communications at schools and universities in Edinburgh, Glasgow and the Highlands. He has a lifelong interest in arts and culture, particularly music, literature and visual art and is particularly interested in increasing access to arts and culture for Scotland's people and communities.