Mr. Dan Sequerra
Cultural Industries Quarter Agency, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Director of BURA (British Urban Regeneration Association) and currently advising local authorities in England and Northern Ireland on its behalf. Active within INTA on Creative Industries and urban regeneration and spoken at a number of INTA conferences and events. Retired Deputy Chief Executive Kirklees Metropolitan Council, previously Director of Economic Development, Sheffield City Council, and Economist at the National Economic Development Office in London. Chair of Cultural Industries Quarter Agency Sheffield. Member of the Advisory Board for INTEGREAT, Yorkshire Forward’s Centre of Excellence for Regeneration. Chair of BURA’s Panel “Best Practice in Community Inspired Regeneration”. Consultant on EU’s URBACT II project led by Obidos (Portugal) on developing creative industries in smaller towns in Europe. Consultant on creative initiatives for 5 local authorities in the Central Algarve, Portugal. Trustee of the Sheffield Civic Trust. Spoken extensively throughout Europe on the creative economy and the Sheffield experience.