Alison Branagan is an author and a visual arts and creative industries consultant.
Over the last decade she has written several business start-up and enterprise books and has studied different approaches to teaching business theory and enterprise skills. Her key text is The Essential Guide to Business for Artists & Designers published by Bloomsbury.
She has also devised and facilitated upon many enterprise projects for universities and business support organisations. Entrepreneurship for Creatives Business Start-up for Creatives and Presentation Skills for Creatives are current courses at Central Saint Martins, were she is an associate lecturer.
She has a Masters degree in Applied Art and Visual Culture, is an Associate of the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education, an associate of Institute of Consulting, a Member of the Society of Authors and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. She is also a consultant to the Association of Illustrators.