Fran Taylor is the Marketing Manager for creative industries at the British Library. She is responsible for encouraging more designers, artists and makers to use the Library’s collections, exhibitions and events for inspiration and its Business & IP Centre to commercialise and protect their ideas.
Prior to this she was the Marketing Manager for the Business & IP Centre at the library. She developed the Centre’s three year marketing and web strategy and has extensive experience in advertising, digital media, e-marketing and market research. Over the last two years, she has developed the Centre’s social media strategy, successfully extending the reach of the Library via sites such as Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Fran is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, has a CIM marketing diploma and a BA (hons) degree in visual communication, specialising in multimedia design. She also started her career as a web designer.