Professor John Holden
Professor John Holden is a Cultural Fellow within King's College London.
A writer, speaker, and cultural commentator, John is currently a Visiting Professor at the University of Leeds, an Honorary Professor of Hong Kong University and an Associate at the think-tank Demos. He is the author of many works, including The Ecology of Culture, Publicly Funded Culture and the Creative Industries, Influence and Attraction and Democratic Culture, and is co-author of Cultural Diplomacy and The Cultural Leadership Handbook. He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Leeds, an Honorary Professor of Hong Kong University and an Associate at the think-tank Demos. He is a regular keynote speaker in the UK, the rest of Europe, North America, Asia, and Australasia, and also acts as an advisor to large cultural organisations, agencies and governments. He is a Trustee of the Clore Leadership Programme and of The Hepworth Wakefield, and has served on various committees including at the Royal Opera House, the Design Museum and the AHRC.