Mari Kondo studied for an MA in Culture, Policy and Management at City, University of London, and graduated in 2011.
Originally from Japan, Mari has developed her career in London and is currently the Development Manager at Box Clever Theatre, a theatre company that produces plays and workshops for young people. Amongst other things, Mari’s job involves securing financial support to the theatre’s projects and to manage relationships between the company and its funders including Arts Council England.
Says Mari, ‘After completing my MA, it was an exciting few years, trying to start new fundraising schemes and develop new partnerships. The modules at CPM gave me insights into both up-to-date policy-making and practical management in the arts which has greatly helped me to work in the industry. What I learnt at CPM is directly linked to the business and it has been my basis to pursue my career.’
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