Gregorio Lucena ScarpellaDirector, Global Cultural Districts Network, London
Greg is the Director of the Global Cultural Districts Network (GCDN), a dynamic membership organization of 50 international cultural districts with a mission to improve the quality of urban life through the arts, culture and creative industries.
As Director of GCDN, Greg is responsible for the management and development of the network and its members, GCDN’s research and content production portfolios, the network’s marketing strategy, as well as the GCDN annual convening – an event which brings together members as well as other civic and cultural leaders from around the world and provides a unique forum for the development of new ideas and collaborations.
Prior to joining GCDN, Greg worked for watchmaking company Sellita, and IT consulting firm EXES Sàrl in Switzerland. He holds a Master’s degree in Arts & Cultural Management at King’s College London, and 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.