Jane Ali-Knight

Dr. Jane Ali-Knight is a Professor in Festival and Event Management at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland and a Visiting Research Professor at Curtin University, Perth. She is currently leading and developing the festival and event subject group as well as lecturing at Universities internationally and facilitating training and development in the field. Her core activities fall into three main areas: event and festival related programmes; research and publications and commercial projects. She is currently a board member of BAFA (British Arts and Festivals Association), Without Walls, Hidden Door Festival, Vice Chair of Women in Tourism and is a Fellow of the HEA and Royal Society of the Arts.