Consultant and researcher
Steven Hadley is an academic, consultant and researcher, working internationally in arts management, cultural policy and audience engagement. He holds research posts at the Universities of Sheffield, Bradford and Leeds and is a Visiting Lecturer at Leuphana University of Lüneburg (Germany). Steven is an Associate Consultant with The Audience Agency, and sits on the Steering Committee of the Cultural Research Network (USA) and the Editorial Boards of both Cultural Trends and the European Journal of Cultural Management and Policy. He has lectured, taught and delivered training in over fifteen countries and works as a consultant for a wide range of cultural organisations. His recent published work has focused on cultural democracy, audience engagement and hyper instrumentalism. His forthcoming book, “Audience Development and Cultural Policy”, will be published by Palgrave MacMillan.