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Kathryn is passionate about bringing people together, leading creative projects and strengthening communities. Now freelance, Kathryn has spent over a decade in senior roles across the Scottish charity and arts sectors, specialising in community development, strategic planning, social impact and sustainability. This is her second time around leading the Scotland team at Creative Lives on an interim basis, and is also currently the Programme Lead for Culture Collective.

Kathryn was a Clore Social Fellow in 2017, and is founder and co-conspirator of a host of community-led creative and outdoor projects, from community gardens and nature trails to crowdfunding events. You can find her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kathryn_welch, or via www.kathrynwelch.co.uk