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Jane Ali-Knight

Edinburgh Napier University

Jane Ali-Knight is Professor of Festival and Event Management at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland and a Visiting Professor at Curtin University, Perth, Australia. She leads the festival and event subject group at Edinburgh Napier as well as lecturing at universities internationally and facilitating training and development. Working with AGF and British Council Mexico she recently delivered a Sustainable Cultural Management Programme for Festival Practitioners – a key output of which was a Sustainability Toolkit. Working with ENU academics and the Edinburgh Climate Change Institute she also recently conducted a ‘Destination Net Zero – Net Zero Events Baseline Review’ for EventScotland. She is a board member of BAFA (British Arts and Festivals Association), Without Walls, Women in Tourism, Hidden Door Arts Festival and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority and Royal Society of the Arts.

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