Caroline Parkinson

Tel: 07870 512 762


Role: Sector Engagement Executive – Creative Industries

Caroline has worked in the creative industries for the past 24 years, building on her earlier years in ballet, contemporary dance, rhythmic gymnastics, fashion, music and photography. She studied business and politics alongside her creative pursuits. 
Over her career she has led her own businesses in fashion design and photography, as well as worked with PACT (Producers Alliance for Cinema & TV) as Director of Scotland & NI, Creative & Cultural Skills in Scotland & NI and joined the newly formed Creative Scotland in 2010 as Director of Creative Development at Creative Scotland (Film, TV, Music, Creative Industries, Innovation and Skills). Since 2014 Caroline has worked as a freelance creative industries consultant and business mentor in Scotland, London, and Toronto. In her spare time she continues her photography practice, and attempts to keep fit.