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Lorraine manages Bristol Living Lab which is run by KWMC and brings together citizens, artists, technologists, business, academics and public sector organisations to co-create ideas, tools and technologies that address local challenges. Bristol Living Lab is an effective member of the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL). Lorraine manages the development of social innovation projects with a focus on diversity and inclusion of citizens, collaborating with a wide range of external stakeholders including academia, business, the public and voluntary sectors. She works to ensure that our Living Lab programme enables skills, employment and enterprise opportunities for people in South Bristol and across neighbourhoods in Bristol. She also supports projects that contribute to inclusive growth and wellbeing and that share learning across the region.
Lorraine joined KWMC in November 2019 and has over 20 years’ experience of working in the environmental, digital technology and education sectors, with a particular focus on working with citizens on the co-creation of sustainable cities and communities. She has worked in academia, local government, consultancy, industry and with the community sector. She is also an Associate Lecturer and Visiting Research Fellow at The Open University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.