Ragnar Siil is the Founder and Managing Partner of Creativity Lab, cultural policy and creative industries think-tank and consultancy based in Estonia and Latvia. He is a strategy adviser for governments, cultural organisations and creative enterprises, and also a lecturer and researcher at the Estonian Business School, where he is currently undertaking his doctoral studies in creative clusters management.
Ragnar is a director of the board at Cultural Policy Designers Network, a European network of independent cultural advisers and experts. Previously, Ragnar has held positions of Estonian Undersecretary of Arts, Chairman of the EU Expert Group on Cultural and Creative Sectors, and Key Expert at the EU-Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity Programme. Ragnar has been a strategic advisor for dozens of Estonian museums, including Estonian Maritime Museum, Estonian History Museum, the Art Museum of Estonia, Estonian Open Air Museum, to name a few. His work expands from Europe to Asia and Africa, currently he is working with consultancy projects in Malta, Israel, Portugal, Moldova and Georgia.
At the conference, Ragnar will participate in Panel II: Museums and Cities, Creative Industries and Science on Friday 16 November. Ragnar will also participate in the panel discussion “Museums and Creative Industries – An unlikely partnership” during the Working Group Museum and Creative Industries’ meeting on Saturday 17 November 2018.