Lynda Rosenior-Patten has worked in the Creative and Development sectors for over 35 years and holds a Master’s degree in Voluntary Administration (MVA) and a B.A. (Hons) degree in Law, Psychology and French Language. Lynda is passionate about developing professionalism within the Creative Sector, using arts and culture as drivers for economic and social development. She founded ‘Maestro7’ Creative Management Consultancy in 2016 to pursue a desire to work independently, specialising in Leadership, Strategic Management, Enterprise and Employability Training, Programme Development and Audience Engagement. Projects she has been responsible for include: ‘Destination Salone’ a Creative Enterprise Hub project in Freetown, Sierra Leone and the ‘Notting Hill Carnival Pioneers Festival’.