Cultural Sector

The cultural and heritage sectors are evolving fast. Our clients are helping to reframe understanding of our national and international history and culture. Minerva’s experience spans executive and non-executive appointments, including CEOs and artistic directors

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Some clients in this sector include:


Our cultural sector practice is driven by a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and the need to look beyond traditional boundaries for exceptional leaders.

As this sector adjusts to an increasingly challenging funding regime, we are committed to supporting clients in finding commercially-minded leadership who can support organic, constructive cultural change.

Leaders for the cultural and creative sectors need more than ever to have a focus on income generation, and on finding ways to maximise their impact in a time when their contribution to society has never been more important.

The Big Picture


International Appointments

20% of our appointments have been international candidates


Global Majority Backgrounds

Nearly half of our candidates are individuals coming from global majority backgrounds


Gender Balance

33% of appointments have been candidates not identifying as male


Outside of London and the South-East

80% of appointments are with clients based outside of London and the South-East