Rosy Greenlees
Executive Director, Crafts Council

Rosy Greenlees, OBE, is Executive Director of the Crafts Council, a national charity promoting the value of craft and making to society. The Crafts Council has supported thousands of makers through its talent development programmes; brings high quality craft projects and events to the public across the country; and is passionate about the importance of giving children and young people a craft education.

Rosy spent her early career as a visual arts curator before taking on senior roles including Director of Visual and Media Art at Eastern Arts Board, Cultural Strategy Manager responsible for the Mayor of London’s first culture strategy; and founder Director of the London Centre for Arts and Cultural Enterprise a higher education partnership promoting knowledge exchange with the cultural sector.

Rosy is President of the World Crafts Council International and a member of the Creative Industries Council and the DIT Creative Industries Trade and Export Board. She is a Fellow of the RSA and Honorary Fellow of Arts University Bournemouth and the City and Guilds of London College of Art.