Catherine West

Senior General Manager

Biography

Catherine O’Brien West is our Senior General Manager. She is also a textile artist and Social Entrepreneur. She founded Significant Seams CIC in 2010/11 after more than fifteen years in marketing and fundraising in arts and education and a formative stint at Wunderman, a Young&Rubican marketing agency. She is a former Development Director of LIFT, The London International Festival of Theatre. She helped establish a distinctive creative-industries space called P3 at the University of Westminster after working at the International Festival of Arts and Ideas in New Haven, Connecticut. West is a Fellow of the RSA, has a PgC Charity Marketing & Fundraising from Cass Business School and has contributed to an anthology entitled “Craftivism: the Art and Craft of Activism.” She also does work with Arts & Health South West.