Simon Hinde (Co- Chair)

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“I am very happy to be involved with Scarabeus because I admire the way it uses artistic practice to enrich the lives of young people, often from disadvantaged backgrounds and combines that work with significant performance pieces that address significant issues of our time.”

Simon Hinde is a journalist and academic with a background in newspapers and online digital journalism and management and director-level experience in global media businesses. He currently teaches and runs the Journalism and Publishing department at University of the Arts London.

He has worked as a reporter, feature writer and editor on various national newspapers and as editorial director of Yahoo! and AOL and director of online at Sky. He has an MA in Law from Oxford University and an MA in Academic Practice from University of the Arts London.