Community Engagement Consultant/Creative Practitioner/
Sound & Film/Heritage/Urban Regeneration/Community Action/Festivals/Youth Voice/Digital Culture/Placemaking
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Olivia Bellas is a Culture and Community Engagement Consultant. For over 20 years she has worked in grass roots settings, academia and government to encourage active participation across creative and community action. At the Mayor of London’s Community Engagement Team, she lead a programme of events with stakeholders at City Hall marking the 70th anniversary of Windrush, the European settlement scheme and the new Africa in London programme.
Her work into participatory tools for peer research has spanned oral history projects with UCLH and the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust. She led a London tour of pop up audio recording facility; The Conversation Booth and has co-produced place based udio guides. She is a board member at Limehouse Town Hall.
A Londoner who loves the city, food, podcasts, should practice her European languages more and hopes her kids will sail a boat one day.
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