Suzanne Bull MBE and Rosie Wolfenden MBE appointed to the Board of Directors at Creative United

Creative United is delighted to announce the appointment of Suzanne Bull MBE and Rosie Wolfenden MBE to their Board of Directors.

Both bring a wealth of experience and knowledge from their respective areas of expertise in the arts and creative industries, substantially enhancing Creative United’s ability to increase its impact as a community interest company and ‘Sector Support Organisation’ within Arts Council England’s National Portfolio.

Suzanne Bull is the Founder and CEO of Attitude is Everything, a charity which improves Deaf and disabled people’s access to live music. Awarded the MBE in 2013 for services to music, the arts and disabled people, Suzanne has worked tirelessly to improve standards of practice and attitudes across the sector to make it inclusive to those who have access requirements. She is currently one of the Government’s ‘Disability Sector Champions’, who help to tackle the issues that disabled people face as customers, representing live music consumers.

“I’m really excited to be appointed to the Board of Directors at Creative United.   Having worked in the cultural sector for 25 years, I’m passionate about ensuring that creative industries thrive.  In order to sustain creative talent and its ‘pipeline’, the arts, creative and cultural sectors need to inclusive of disabled artists, employees and cultural leaders.  Creative United share this belief and I’m honoured to be asked to support their vision to achieve this,” Suzanne Bull MBE.

Rosie Wolfenden is Managing Director of Tatty Devine, the cult jewellery label she founded with her friend and business partner Harriet Vine in 1999. Rosie is responsible for brand and business operations, building and retaining their jewellery production in Britain whilst representing British design internationally. In her capacity as an entrepreneur and business leader, she has significantly grown the business over the past 20 years and now leads a team of 30 Tatty Devine staff, across three locations. Rosie strives to promote creativity and equality. She was awarded an MBE in 2013 for services to the Fashion Industry.

“It’s wonderful to be on the Board of Directors at Creative United. Joining the dots between creativity and people is at the heart of what I do and I look forward to exploring how to further the good work Creative United does.”  Rosie Wolfenden MBE

Suzanne Bull MBE

Suzanne Bull MBE

Rosie Wolfenden

Rosie Wolfenden MBE

New website for Creative United

The announcement of Creative United’s new Board appointment coincides with the unveiling of our new company website.

Our new digital platform, which includes information on all nine company Directors, unifies the organisation’s print and digital material, including an archive of its research publications and impact reports. For the first time, significant case studies, such as those released for Creative Industry Finance and Prosper, will be fully available online, along with the first-hand testimonies of participants in Creative United’s business support programmes.