François Matarasso is a writer interested in how people create, receive and interact with culture. His current work, Regular Marvels, focuses on the margins of contemporary cultural life, including amateur theatre and the experience of artists in old age. He has worked with cultural organisations in over 35 countries and undertaken influential practice-led research into participation in the arts. He holds honorary professorships at Robert Gordon University (Scotland) and Griffith University (Australia).
Term of appointment: 1 October 2005 - 30 June 2013