Director the European Cultural Foundation & LabforCulture, The Neatherlands
Culturemondo Steering Committee
Katherine Watson has been the Director of the European Cultural Foundation (ECF) since June 2010. ECF is an independent foundation, acting as a catalyst for change through arts and culture in Europe, via its activities, programmes, grants and online platforms.
She joined ECF in 2006 as Director of its online partner initiative, the multi-lingual cultural information and networking platform, LabforCulture.org http://www.labforculture.org
Katherine has 35 years of international experience, combining interdisciplinary art productions with advocacy, research, policy and programme development for non-profit arts organisations as well as governments.
She has been a director, manager, fund developer, arts adviser and jury member, and chair of several boards. She is currently on the governing board of the European Foundation Centre in which ECF plays an active part.