My background is in curating and project management. Prior to joining Cultivator, I have worked in programming and management roles with largely rural-based organisations and projects, including Upland Arts Development, Deveron Projects, Fife Contemporary, Environmental Art Festival Scotland and Elements Festival. As well as supporting artists, I developed exhibitions, events and commissioning opportunities for artists and makers. I take pride in my understanding in, and appreciation of, the broad range of work in the visual art and craft spectrum. I completed my PhD on arts development in rural places at the University of Glasgow in 2015.