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Gary Cameron

Head of Place, Partnerships & Communities
Telephone 0131 523 0008

Areas of responsibility

Gary leads on partnerships with local authorities and other regional bodies to support the development of the arts, screen and creative industries across Scotland. This includes managing the Place Partnership Programme, which is currently working across thirteen different regions to promote collaborative working, build capacity and increase ambition.

Background and experience

Prior to joining Creative Scotland, Gary held the position of Cultural Policy & Partnerships Officer at Aberdeen City Council for over seven years.  In this role, he managed the authority’s Creative Funding Programme and led key multi-partner initiatives including the establishment of Aberdeen Festivals and the development of the city’s cultural strategy. Gary has also worked in communities roles with Aberdeenshire Council and The Robert Gordon University.

Gary holds undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as a Certificate in Cultural Planning from the University of British Columbia. He is currently concluding a postgraduate research degree which is building upon his previous research into local government cultural policy in Scotland and Scandinavia.