Clive Gillman

Director, Creative Industries

Telephone: 0131 523 0084

Email: [email protected]

Areas of responsibility

Clive leads on our work to help people turn creative motivations into ways in which they can earn a living. Working with our Creative Industries team, comprising specialists in craft, design, and digital creativity, we make time-limited interventions to support the growth of sustainable creative businesses across Scotland.

Clive’s role covers innovation activity, working with a range of academic partners, as well as working on the design and development of our funding programmes, and national initiatives such as Scotland’s Business Support Partnership.

Background and experience

Prior to joining Creative Scotland in June 2015, Clive was the Director of Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) for 10 years. DCA is one of Scotland’s largest contemporary arts and media centre, delivering a critically acclaimed programme of visual art, cinema, research & production and education activity.

Before moving to Dundee in 2005, he worked on the development of the FACT Centre building in Liverpool, a major new arts and media centre for the city.

Trained as an artist, his own art works have included those exploring the possibilities of new media technologies in the public realm as well as published game projects.

He has been a Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Dundee and a teaching Fellow at St Andrews University and is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland.