European Association of Cultural Researchers e.V.

Andrew Ormston

Director of Drew Wylie Projects

An international expert and consultant working across the arts, cultural and creative industries.

Current clients include: Drosos Foundation; Professional Publishers Association; Scottish Literary Quarter; Creative People and Places Programme; and Creative Scotland.

Culture expert with the Creative Europe Programme.

Non-executive Director with: SURF Social Regeneration Forum; Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival; and NN Contemporary Art.

Committed European.

Main research fields:
  • Access / participation
  • Cultural policies / arts administration
  • Development / 'South-North' relations
  • Economics / creative industries
  • Education / training
  • European cooperation / integration
  • Impact studies / evaluation
  • Literature / publishing
  • Management / marketing
  • Perform. arts (music, theatre, dance)
  • Sociology / anthropology
Institutional background:
  • Arm's-length bodies (e.g. cultural institutes)
  • Artists' organisations and initiatives
  • Arts and heritage institutions
  • Consultancies
  • European networks/advocacy bodies (NGOs)
  • Foundations
  • National Governments and agencies
  • Official European/Inter-governmental bodies
  • Professional organisations or institutions
  • Regional or local public bodies
  • Universities/Academic institutes


Drew Wylie Projects
Harbour Court 6
EH42 1HU
East Lothian
United Kingdom