Programme Manager, Digital Arts & Media
Sam Mitchell was a Programme Manager in the Digital Arts & Media team at Nesta
He worked across a range of areas such as crowdfunding and business acceleration. Previously he was the Research Manager for the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts. He managed the annual Digital Culture survey, along with a range of other evaluation and research activities related to the Fund.
Prior to Nesta, Sam was Head of Research at Creative & Cultural Skills, where he led a programme of evaluation and research focused on the skills and educational needs of people working within the creative industries. He’s worked on projects with a range of organisations across the arts and cultural sector, including Arts Council England, the British Council, A New Direction and English Heritage.
Sam has a background in humanities-based research and holds an MA from UCL in modern history and a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Leeds.
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