Head of Research in Cultural Policy, University of Liverpool
Dr. Beatriz García is a cultural policy and urban transformation expert at the forefront of debates on culture-led urban regeneration. Specialising in the study of cultural impact and legacy of mega-events, she has counselled strategists for European Capital of Culture candidate cities worldwide. Her past projects include the Sydney 2000 Olympic cultural programme and a study on the legacy of the Glasgow 1990 European City of Culture.
She is currently directing the London 2012 Assessment and working on the Glasgow 2014 cultural programme.