Damian has 25 years’ experience in arts, campaigning and community engagement, helping people to connect to policy makers. He is currently Public Engagement with Research Manager at the Wellcome Genome Campus and was previously a Programme Manager at Nesta, the innovation foundation. He spent ten years as Head of Arts at Cambridge University Hospitals and also developed London Arts in Health Forum to connect people working in the arts with the health and care sectors. He was a Clore Fellow (2016/17) and is on the board of 64 Million Artists which champions the value of everyday creativity. He joined the board of Magic Me in 2018.
Favourite artform: Stories – in whatever shape or form – I love seeing the world through someone else’s eyes.