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Eliza Easton

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Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre, Nesta

21 October

12:15
Using Data to Level-up: How Research Can Improve the Government’s Place-based Agenda

Eliza Easton

Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre, Nesta

Head of Policy Unit


Speaker Biography

Eliza Easton is Head of the Policy Unit for the Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre led by Nesta. Eliza works with a team of economists and data scientists from across the Centre to analyse and develop policies for the creative industries, and then works with policy-makers to see those policies enacted. Eliza also authors her own research, most recently on growing the creative industries across the entire UK. In 2020 she became a University of Cambridge Policy Fellow. 

Prior to joining Nesta, Eliza was part of the founding team of the Creative Industries Federation, a UK membership body for the creative industries. She headed up the research team at the Federation and worked across a number of policy areas including trade, funding, skills and immigration.

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