yvette vaughan jones

Yvette Vaughan Jones

Executive Director

Yvette took up post as Executive Director of Visiting Arts in October 2005. She was previously Director of the Cultural programme for Cardiff 2005.

She has a long career in the arts working for the Arts Council of Wales where she set up Wales Arts International, a ground breaking initiative carried out in partnership with the British Council. Yvette spent 3 years working in Brussels as the Policy Manager for the Wales Centre and played a key role in Cultural Policy debates within the EU before returning to Cardiff to write the city's bid for City of Culture 2008, and was Director of the 2005 celebrations which focused on community development through the arts.

She is an active member of the Cultural Cities Network that links those cities that received Urban Cultural Programme funding to work with arts and regeneration. She is also the UK representative on the EU working group on Cultural Mobility.

yvjones@visitingarts.org.uk

+ 44 (0) 20 3272 0029

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