The phrase ‘the gift of the gab’ could have been made for Stuart Cosgrove. Defined by The Cambridge Dictionary as ‘The ability to speak easily and confidently in a way that makes people want to listen to you and believe you’, it’s an ideal description of what to expect from this eloquent and inspirational writer, broadcaster and media executive.
Summing up Stuart’s remarkably eclectic career is no easy feat. From his early days as the media editor of the New Musical Express (NME) in the 80s and his more than 20-year involvement with Channel 4, to his multiple directorships, board and consultant roles across arts and business development, his achievements are quite staggering
This is a man who has experienced, studied and influenced all aspects of creativity and culture in the UK and witnessed first hand its importance in society. In his talks, he explores this topic in fascinating detail, highlighting the ever-increasing need in today’s technology-led work to nurture a culture of creativity that can develop interesting ideas.