Mo Lovatt
writer and researcher specialising in arts and culture policy; co-chair, The Great Debate

Mo Lovatt is a writer and researcher specialising in arts & culture policy. Prior to her academic career, Mo worked for 20 years in the arts sector producing and managing a range of participatory arts projects, particularly for children and young people in both a school and a community setting. She is currently undertaking a PhD examining the impact of cultural activities upon children and their families in areas of economic disadvantage and deprivation. Mo is an associate lecturer at the University of Northumbria where she teaches on the Master’s Degree programme in Creative & Cultural Industries Managementc

Mo enjoys discussion and debate and is the co-chair of The Great Debate, a regular judge at the Academy of Ideas Debating Matters competition for sixth formers, and a regular guest on Sky News’s All Out Politics and Sunrise programmes where she reviews the morning papers.

Follow Mo on Twitter: @LovattMo