Rachel Carter is the Strategic Lead - Learning, Skills and Enterprise for Future Creators, and has led the local Cities of Learning programme, supporting the strategic development and managing the operational delivery of the project.

Rachel has a wealth of experience both in the private sector and public sector and most recently was the Head of Skills & Employment within the local authority managing a range of services supporting the development of skills and supporting people towards employment, with particular focus on those furthest from the labour market. Most of her career has been in the creative industries, mainly within the BBC and BBC Worldwide and British Actors Equity.

She brings experience and knowledge of the education sector and has well established connections with networks of employers, training and education providers and third sector organisations, all of which have significant value to the success of the Cities of Learning programme.

Email: rachel.carter@futurecreators.org.uk