Diversity and Inclusion Manager at TATE, United Kingdom
James Brandon is the Diversity and Inclusion Manager at the Tate. Having carved a career in the leisure and health industry, James joined the Tate in Jan 2017.
He has led a number of community led projects that have received award recognition including the ‘World Leisure International Innovation Award’ and the ‘Scottish Physical Activity and Health Alliance Award’.
He was a founding Director of LEAP Sports Scotland, an LGBT charity, that led the first ever Pride House at a Commonwealth Games.
Since joining the Tate, he has focussed on the whole organisation approach to Inclusive Leadership and the delivery of the ‘Tate for All’ Strategy. This has included supporting training and events related to Queer British Art 1861-1967 and supporting the organisation to reach 55thin the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index.
James also leads on the organisations strategic approach to diversity and inclusion particularly focussing on communities who have historically and continue to be marginalised by institutions.
James was at CTMBRU and helped us take a closer look at Engaging LGBTQ communities.
Join James at Communicating the Arts Montreal next October! He will talk about how a Van Gogh Exhibition brought mental health topic to the table at Tate. He will also be part of the panel “Representation Matters” to share with us the legacy of 2018 exhibition “Queer British Art” at Tate