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Gregorio Lucena Scarpella

Deputy Director, Global Cultural Districts Network, London

Greg joined AEA in 2018 with an interdisciplinary background that combines communications, marketing and cultural management. As GCDN Deputy Director, Greg helps to manage and grow the Global Cultural Districts Network, a dynamic membership organization of nearly 50 leading cultural districts around the world with a mission to improve the quality of urban life through the arts, culture and creative industries. Working closely with the Director, Greg helps to deliver GCDN’s membership program; marketing and communications strategy; research initiatives; and conference planning.

Prior to joining AEA, Greg worked for watchmaking company Sellita, and IT consulting firm EXES Sàrl in Switzerland. Greg recently completed his Master’s degree in Arts & Cultural Management at King’s College London, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and Communications from Université de Neuchâtel. Born into a multicultural family, Greg was raised in Switzerland and is fluent in English, French, Portuguese and Italian.