Pippa Jones, Create Glousetershire

Pippa JonesPippa is Director of PIP Creatives, a creative industries consultancy with a specialism in collaboration and innovation.

Pippa is currently Director of Create Gloucestershire, an artist led innovation network set up by Pippa in 2011. Initially a collaboration of 20 arts and cultural organizations, Create Glos now hosts a community of 142 members and acts as a creative intermediary for its members with public and VCSE services across the county.

Along with two colleagues, Mandy Barnett and Jocelyn Cunningham, Pippa is a founder of Make Culture Work, a new UK wide exchange network for anyone interested in how culture impacts on people and places.

Pippa Jones sits on the Area Council of the Arts Council in the SW region.

Prior to working independently in the creative industries, Pippa was the CEO of the Creative Youth Network based in Bristol, dedicated to connecting young people with arts and culture.

NPC Ignites conference session:

D1: New bedfellows: Charities + commissioners
As the state’s role changes radically, both commissioners and charities are having to re-evaluate how they achieve change. Join our discussion on whether competition has had its day, what role charities can play in public sector markets, and how commissioners and charities can work better together to ensure the maximum impact is delivered for, and with, communities.