Senior Lecturer, Experience Design, School of Entrepreneurship
Helen Worthington is a Senior Lecturer at Falmouth University, having joined the Cultural Management & Production department in 2012 and migrating to the School of Entrepreneurship in 2020. She is also an Online Tutor for Creative Events Management MA with Falmouth Flexible Learning. As an alumnus of Lancaster University, and senior manager within the arts and third sectors, she has a background in consortium development, partnerships, orchestral touring, project, festival and event management and volunteer management.
Helen has delivered high-level, international projects, partnerships and large-scale tours for professional orchestras, performing artists, festivals, venues and productions. More recently, Helen focused on re-imagining business models in the digital landscape, which included creative development of emerging live performance concepts for new audiences, and digital recording solutions. She was Chief Executive of a charity in Cornwall, before transitioning into education full time.
Attracting industry awards for achievements in innovation, a notable feature of Helen’s experience was her long-standing, multi-layered partnership with the LSO, with whom she pioneered orchestral touring in India and brokered a digital partnership on behalf of the Choir of King's College, Cambridge. She became a senior creative director at Intermusica, establishing a new division dedicated to diversifying core business in the digital landscape and developing new commercial offers in this area. She has since consulted for orchestras and festivals, working with broadcasters, record labels, digital platforms and film production companies.
Helen was awarded a PGCHE in 2019, and holds certificates in Management & Leadership Development and Effective Business Influencing. In 2012, she received multiple Excellence awards as a site and volunteer manager for the London Ambassadors during the Olympic Games. She has been a contributor at industry events, and conducted business in China, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Australia, India, and throughout Europe.