Simon Moreton

Senior Research Fellow for the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education at University of West England, Bristol

Simon is Co-Investigator for the Bristol+Bath Creative R+D, where he focuses on evaluation of the programme. He is Chair of the AHRC Working Group for Evidence and Impact, drawing together voices from across the UK clusters to articulate the many and varied impacts that the creative sector delivers.

Simon works to design and support evaluation for a range of arts and creative development programmes such as Creative Producers International (Arts Council, led by Watershed), business support project Network for Creative Enterprise (Arts Council England/ERDF, led by Watershed), neighbourhood arts and community development project We Are Bristol (Paul Hamlyn Foundation), and working with Bristol Festivals on a project to better articulate the many ways cultural activities benefit the city.