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Regional Director Arts & Creative Industries

Katelijn Verstraete is Director Arts & Creative Industries East Asia since October 2012.  Her passion for supporting the development of the arts started with the set-up in 1999 of the first independent art space BizArt in Shanghai.  Her belief in the important role of arts in society has grown over years of work in developing multi-stakeholder platforms between Asia and Europe in the areas of cultural policy, artistic exchange, training and digital exchange for www.ietm.orgwww.on-the-move.organd Katelijn is the co-author of the Europe-China Cultural Compass, a EUNIC cluster publication.