FLORENCE LAMBERT
Head Arts & Creative Industries at The British Council

Florence Lambert is a is a cultural strategy and art programmes management professional. Prior to joining the British Council Malaysia as Head of Arts and Creative Industries in 2018, she worked in the field of advertising and International Media and moved on to become a creative entrepreneur. As a creative entrepreneur, she created a brand of products and crafts to promote Malaysia's cultural diversity. She currently heads British Council's Arts and Creative Industries work in Malaysia and leads on cultural programmes and exchanges between Malaysia and the UK. Her work includes developing strategies and programmes to foster mutually beneficial collaborations between the UK and Malaysia's art sectors and creative industries. Through her work, she has designed and implemented partnerships with several private and public institutions in the areas of research, capacity and network building, and policy development.

For her work in contributing to the cultural relations between the French community and Malaysia, and her efforts in fund raising for children with a terminal disease, Florence was awarded the distinction of Chevalier in the "Ordre National du Merite" in 2016, by the French Government.

She has a Degree in International Trade and Relations for the ILERI, School of International Relations, Paris.