Alison Tickell

Alison Tickell

Alison established Julie’s Bicycle in 2007 as a non-profit company helping the music industry reduce its environmental impacts and develop new thinking in tune with global environmental challenges. Julie’s Bicycle works with music festivals, performing and visual arts communities, heritage and wider creative and cultural policy communities, defining the contributions the arts should be making to climate and sustainability challenges.

Originally trained as a cellist, Alison worked for many years with socially excluded young people at Creative and Cultural Skills where she established the National Skills Academy for the music industry. She is a 2012 London Leader, Advisor to Tonic Theatre, judge on Observer Ethical Awards, Royal College of Arts Sustainable Design Awards, D&AD White Pencil Awards, and a fellow of the RSA.

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