Brian is Managing Director of EKOS, responsible for the ongoing development of the practice. He began his career in academic research before moving into public policy and research roles in culture and economic development and then into private consultancy. His research interests focus on creativity, innovation and public service development, and he has particular expertise in creative and digital industries, higher education, arts and culture, sport and leisure and innovation policy and practice.
Brian has high level skills in the design and delivery of a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research methods, including financial and economic appraisal and impact assessment.
He advises clients across the UK including national and local government, development agencies, broadcasters and universities. Outside of work he has held various Board positions with leading arts organisations in Scotland