Caroline Jackman

As a business consultant, coach and trainer for the creative industries, Caroline has over 20 years’ working with national charities , government agencies, academic institutions, galleries and practitioners.

Caroline has led UK and international projects. As Head of Craft Business Skills for Crafts Council for seven years, Caroline led business training programmes for craft businesses, championing the growth of the market for craft on the Creative Industries Trade and Investment Board.

Caroline Jackman

Caroline is a specialist in art, craft & design exporting. Building on her strong relationship with Department for Business and Trade, Caroline produced a UK International Export Toolkit and Temporary Export Guide for the Crafts Council; led trade missions to Paris and Creative Europe funded projects including Crafting Europe trade schemes and business training programmes.

Thanks so much for all your fantastic support. You really are a champion for us individually representing makers.

Lorraine Rutt 2022 Collect Open exhibitor

As a coach, mentor and advisor Caroline is invited to facilitate round tables and leadership and business training, and to host panel discussions and talks, utilising her extensive project management skills.

Caroline was a selection panel member for Collect Open, Ceramics Art London, New Designers One Year In and the Rural Business Awards. She is a regular guest speaker invited by organisations across the UK and overseas including the British Council in Slovenia, World Crafts Council in Lisbon and Venice and Irithi Contemporary Crafts Council in Sharjah.

Thank you Caroline. I have new glass work heading to Poland today, with the help of your export guide. Many thanks.

Helen Slater Stokes

Caroline is a Trustee for New Ashgate Gallery, Mentor for Arts Emergency and an Advisor for Radcliffe Trust.