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Martin Green CBE

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Speaker

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Festival UK* 2022 and Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

21 October

15:40
Open, Original, Optimistic: Festival UK* 2022

Martin Green CBE

Festival UK* 2022 and Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Chief Creative Officer


Speaker Biography

Martin Green is Chief Creative Officer of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 and Festival UK* 2022, the latter being a £120 million festival of UK creativity and innovation. Previously, Martin masterminded some of Britain’s most significant major events, including the opening of The 02 in London; the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic opening and closing ceremonies; and the opening ceremony of the 2014 Tour de France Grand Départ in Leeds. Such success has earned Martin an international reputation.

As CEO and Director of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, Martin delivered 365 days of transformative culture for the city to huge acclaim. He is an advisor to the Japan 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and was a cultural advisor to the Expo 2020 Dubai. In 2018, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Hull and made CBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.

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