A project initiated by

Doreen Foster

Deputy Director
Black Cultural Archives


Doreen is Deputy Director at Black Cultural Archive’s (BCA). She joined BCA in 2013 and led its £5m Heritage Lottery Capital project and leads strategic and operational planning and implementation. Previously, Doreen was chief executive at Bernie Grant Arts Centre leading its £15m capital project and the launch of the centre. She has held regional and national roles with the Arts Council, and managed regeneration projects in the West Midlands. Doreen became an accredited coach in 2009 and has been a Clore Associate Facilitator since 2012. Doreen is a 2005/06 Clore Fellow.

The Panel