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The following spokespeople are available to UK media and we also have experts on arts, education and international affairs in more than 100 countries worldwide. Contact us to discuss how we can help you.
The UK's role in the world, soft power and international relationships post-Brexit
Sir Ciarán Devane, Chief Executive Officer
Rebecca Walton, EU Regional Director
Kate Arthurs, Director, Arts
The importance of learning modern foreign languages and gaining international skills for the UK economy
Vicky Gough, Schools Adviser
Mark Herbert, Global Head of Schools Programmes
The value of international students to the UK
Dr Jo Beall, Director of Education and Society
Commentary on British arts and creative industries
Cortina Butler, Director, Literature
Emma Dexter, Director, Visual Arts
Cathy Graham, Director, Music
Briony Hanson, Director Film
Sarah Mann, Director, Architecture, Design, Fashion
Neil Webb, Director, Theatre and Dance
Stabilising societies in crisis and cultural heritage protection in conflict zones
Sheelagh Stewart, Head of Societies in Crisis
Steve Stenning, Head, Culture and Development