New Director of Impact Arts Announced!

Mon 13th April 2015


the retirement of Lynne Carr as CEO of Impact Arts, we are delighted to
announce that Lisa Maclean will be leading the organisation as Director.

Lisa, who previously
served as a board member of Impact Arts, is stepping up from her role as
Business Development Director. Lisa is a Saltire Foundation Entrepreneurship
Fellow and was previously Executive Director of INSP- International Network of
Street Papers.

Impact Arts’
Chairperson, John Downie said:

“The board has worked
alongside Lisa for over a year now and in her new role as Director, she will be
a tremendous asset for Impact Arts, leading the organisation forward. She
brings with her a high level of experience and skill in organisational and
business development and has a strong affiliation with the arts.

“I am delighted she
is joining us at this pivotal time for Impact Arts and the board and Senior
Team looks forward to working closely with her to help build upon the social
and creative impact we have across Scotland.”

Lisa said:

“Impact Arts does
incredible work using the arts as a positive tool for social change. I am
excited to be working alongside such a creative and committed team, and to
build on the work carried out by my talented predecessors.

“Impact Arts is at an
exciting stage of development and we have ambitious plans for the future. We’ve
been working with the concept of using art to change lives for a number of
years, but there is still much to be done. I am confident that alongside my
team, I can help make this happen.”

Impact Arts has a new
Strategic Plan in place following involvement in the Big Lottery’s Better by
Design Programme and we recently won the Training Provider of the Year
award at the Creative and Cultural Skills Awards.

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