Skinder Hundal MBE

Skinder Hundal MBE, Global Director of Arts, British Council

As the Global Arts Director for the British Council, Hundal oversees multiple art forms and major arts activity which includes cultural programmes for annual bilateral seasons such as UK/Vietnam 2023-24; the Golden Lion winning British Pavilion with key commissioned exhibitions at La Biennale Art and La Biennale Architecture, Venice; and the Market Focus Cultural Programme at the London Book Fair, alongside new developments Cop26/27/28 and International and Digital Collaboration Open Calls.

Hundal was previously the Director of New Art Exchange, Nottingham. Working across art forms, his international experience includes projects for La Biennale di Venezia, TED Global, Google Cultural Institute and for the UK’s official arts programme for the First World War Centenary, 14-18 Now. 

Skinder Hundal is also a Board member at Artist News (a-n), Trigger Stuff and Chair of the Culture Leadership Board, West Midlands Combined Authority working with the West Midlands Mayor. In 2019, he was awarded an MBE for his contribution to visual arts. 

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