Bracket was founded by Alison Coward.
Alison has expertise in business strategy, planning and project management for the creative industries. Having working in management roles across various organisations such as Hidden Art and the enterprise centre at the University of the Arts London, her work has supported hundreds of creative practitioners to set-up and develop their businesses.
Alison has an MA in Enterprise and Management for the Creative Arts, and was selected as a 2010 member of the Courvoisier The Future 500 network.
“Alison is that unusual person who combines sensitivity and deep knowledge about the creative community and the practice of art with a crystal clear understanding of enterprise. Her personal skills at encouraging collaboration and as a facilitator are unmatched and I would highly recommend her to anyone.” Doug Richard, School for Startups / School for Creative Startups.
“Alison is one of the few people I know who really understands how to manage for creativity. She is an excellent facilitator and has an in depth knowledge of methods and practices to bring the best out of multidisciplinary teams. Working with with Alison and watching her lead workshops is an absolute pleasure. She embodies both the educator and the entrepreneur, with enviable ease”
Jonas Altman, Social Fabric
“Alison is the best facilitator I have worked with. She understands creative teams and is efficient, unbiased and identifies the key factors of a project through consultation with the people involved. If you want something done, within budget and to deadline, and you want it done well, then speak to Alison and Bracket”
Laura North, Speaking Out