Lindsey is GPLD’s Programme Manager. Responsible for the team on these pages as well as overseeing a number of partner projects with a variety of creative organisations. She strategically manages and directs the delivery of this National Lottery Heritage Fund UK and Arts Council England funded programme. She also works closely with our partners Craven District Council; South Lakeland District Council and Yorkshire and Lake District National Parks. Having grown up in Skipton and a rural village in the Dales, Lindsey is proud to be back in the area working with creative practitioners, planners and programmers to champion the Lakes and Dales as an amazing place to live, work and visit.
Lindsey’s previous role was as the Strategic Communications Manager for Salford City Council but her background is primarily in visitor marketing and place profiling, working in both Salford and Manchester for more than 20 years supporting arts organisations and tourism drivers such as The Lowry, MediaCityUK, Marketing Manchester, Manchester International Festival and The University of Salford to help promote the city of Salford and develop it into the cultural hub it is today.
As an RSA Fellow and BACP member, Lindsey is a keen and active advocate of young people, having also worked independently as a person centred counsellor and psychotherapist to support them in a variety of educational settings, she understands the importance of their wellbeing and the role creativity and culture contributes to their future and a Great Place.