Collections Trust CEO Nick Poole has been re-elected for a further term as Chair of the Europeana Network, a cross-industry body representing the Creative & Cultural Industries within Europe.
The Europeana Network includes more than 500 leading cultural institutions, broadcasters, publishers and news outlets and forms part of the development of Europeana, the online channel for digital cultural content in the EU.
As Chair, Nick is responsible for leading the work of the Network to address key challenges such as open content licensing, user-generated content and the ethical and political dimensions of putting culture online.
Nick comments, “I am delighted to have been re-elected for a further term of office as Chair of the Europeana Network. By bringing the Cultural and Creative Industries together into a common forum, we can find solutions to some of the most challenging issues facing our industries.
“These include open content licensing, income-generation and the need to promote representation and diversity in our online channels. Our community is united by a common mission to enrich the cultural lives of European citizens. It is a great honour to be able to help deliver this vision through Europeana.”
Full details of Europeana’s wide-range of services are available on its website at www.europeana.eu.