Jack Nissan – Creative Director
Jack is the founder and director of the Tinderbox Collective, a collective of young people, musicians, artists and youth workers based in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is interested in creative and collaborative ways of bringing people together, and his work has a focus on creative education and supporting children & young people to build their confidence and explore what they have to say through music and the arts.
Jack is also a board member of Scotland’s Music Education Partnership Group (MEPG) and a co-founder of Hidden Door – a festival that supports new and emerging artists, musicians, theatre makers, film makers and poets in Scotland. In 2012/13, he took part in a programme called International Creative Entrepreneurs which led to an ongoing project called Journey of a Thousand Wings, bringing together artists and community groups in different countries. He is a senior fellow of the Atlantic Fellowship programme in Social & Economic Equity.