Absolutely Cultured Announces New Chief Executive


Absolutely Cultured is pleased to announce that Stephen Munn will be joining the organisation in October as its new Chief Executive.

Stephen will bring a strategic creative vision and a solid track record in business development. As well as many years of experience working in the arts, Stephen holds an MA in Arts Management & Policy from City University, London.

Lee Corner, Chair of Absolutely Cultured, said: “We are delighted to welcome Stephen to the Absolutely Cultured team. His strong background in the arts compliments his strategic leadership and experience of developing partnerships both within cultural communities and cross sector. He shares our commitment to the transforming potential of the arts and culture for the people of Hull and future generations. And he brings with him a sound understanding of fundraising and business development.”

Currently Chief Executive and Artistic Director at Déda and Déda Producing in Derby, a role he has held for the last thirteen years, Stephen has overseen a successful period of growth and expansion.

Stephen said: “Hull is such a cool place and I am so pleased to have the opportunity to help shape the next part of the Absolutely Cultured journey and further develop its unique signature within the city. I am looking forward to joining the Absolutely Cultured team and am excited about what the future holds for both the organisation and Hull itself. I passionately believe in the power of arts and culture to lead regeneration, raise aspiration and transform lives and places. I have seen the great work that the organisation has delivered so far and am keen to build on that early success.”

For further information about Absolutely Cultured visit absolutelycultured.co.uk.