The

CREATIVE 

SOCIAL

EconomY

and

in Singapore and beyond. 

The

CREATIVE 

SOCIAL

EconomY

in Singapore and beyond. 

and

 RESEARCH TEAM 

Denderah Rickmers, before to moving to Singapore and focusing on her PhD research, worked as an Innovation Consultant at a trend research and innovation consultancy headquartered in Germany. Prior to that she gained cross-industry working experience, moving from the financial sector to creative commercial projects. She holds a joint MSc degree in International Management and Design Innovation form the University of Glasgow and the Glasgow School of Art and a BA in Management and Finance. Academic and professional stays in China, Denmark, Germany, Italy, South Africa, UK, USA and now Singapore have stimulated her career so far and nurtured her appreciation of meeting people and understanding new places.

Dr. Roberta Comunian is Reader in Creative Economy at the Department for Culture, Media and Creative Industries at King's College London.   She is interested in: relationship between public and private investments in the arts, art and cultural regeneration projects, cultural and creative industries, creativity and competitiveness. She has been Marie Curie Fellow at University of Newcastle (Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies) investigating the relationship between creative industries, cultural policy and public supported art institutions. She has also undertaken research on knowledge transfer and creative industries within an AHRC Impact Fellowship award at the University of Leeds.  She has previously researched the role of higher education in the creative economy and has recently explored in various papers the career opportunities and patterns of creative graduates in UK.