Professor Paul Moore
Director of Creative Industries Future Screens NI
Professor Moore has worked as a Senior Manager in the further education sector having joined Ulster University in 1999.
He has since been active in the development of the creative arts/industries policy in the University becoming head of the School of Creative Arts and Technologies in 2008.
He was awarded a personal chair in 2009 becoming Professor of Creative Technology at the Magee campus.
Paul's research is focused on both the creative industries and the ways in which theory and practice can be brought together in training and education.
He has published widely in a range of journals and his own practice is in the area of sound art. He has produced a number of commissioned gallery exhibitions in Coventry, Belfast, Lough Neagh, the Void Gallery Derry and, most recently, the National Gallery in Namibia.
Professor Moore was chair of the Visonic Arts group in Belfast and is the Ofcom Content Board member for Northern Ireland.
From 1995 to 2004 he was also a board member of the Northern Ireland Film and Television Commission. He was a member of the Digital Britain Working Group on Digital Participation (2009) and was a member of the UK Digital Participation Consortium.
He also chairs the NI Media Literacy Hub and wrote the Digital Participation Plan for NI which was launched in March 2010. In his spare time he is a freelance broadcaster with BBC Radio Ulster and has written and presented a range of documentaries for BBC national radio.