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John Howkins 教授
John Howkins教授
伦敦城市大学文化政策与管理中心客座教授
约翰·霍金斯创意产业研究中心主任
英国银幕咨询理事会副主席
彼得‧德鲁克管理学院驻校执行官

John Howkins教授是全球知名的文化创意产业研究学者,被誉为「世界创意产业之父」,著有创意产业的奠基之作《创意经济》、《创意生态》等十余部著作。John Howkins教授现任伦敦城市大学文化政策与管理中心客座教授、约翰‧霍金斯创意产业研究中心主任、彼得‧德鲁克管理学院驻校执行官。

Howkins教授一直是「创意经济」的倡议人。1997年英国布莱尔政府听从了他的建议,开始扶持创意产业,此后,「创意经济」的理念也迅速在全球走红,被诸多国家提高至战略发展层面, Howkins教授也由此被称为「创意产业之父」。Howkins教授曾协助美国、法国、意大利、加拿大、澳大利亚、新加坡、摩洛哥、日本、中国等30多国政府拟定创意经济政策。他亦曾为联合国、世界知识产权组织(WIPO)、世界贸易组织(WTO)、欧盟委员会等公共机和美国广播公司(ABC)、英国广播公司(BBC)、HBO、环球影业、谷歌等公司提供咨询。2005年,Howkins教授携一批国际知名的艺术家、律师、政治家、学者和商界精英一起制定了「创意、创新和知识产权阿德菲宪章(Adelphi Charter on Creativity, Innovation and Intellectual Property)」,得到英国皇家文艺学会的肯定和通过。作为创始人,Howkins教授至今担任该宪章的负责人。

Howkins教授在传媒、影视行业有30多年经验。1982-1996年期间,他负责HBO和时代华纳在欧洲的电视业务;2000-2005年期间,他担任英国首家流媒体公司Tornado Productions主席;2000-2010年期间,他担任美国视频制作公司HotBed Media Ltd 和英国电影制作公司HandMadePLC总监;2008-2011年期间,他担任英国著名文化创意产业咨询公司BOP Consulting主席。

此外,他现任英国银幕咨询理事会(BSAC)副主席、国际传播学会(IIC)执行主席,曾任伦敦电影学校(LFS)主席、独立制片人协会(AIP)副主席、英国艺术人文研究理事会(AHRC)理事等职位。

John Howkins教授多次受邀访问中国,就政府政策和商业策略问题提供咨询意见。他曾参与北京奥运会组织委员会、北京国际科技产业博览会、上海市知识产权局、上海设计双年展、亚洲文化合作论坛等顾问。

Professor John Howkins is a leading figure in the global development of creative economies. He is the author of the bestselling ‘The Creative Economy’(2001) and ‘Creative Ecologies’(2009). He is currently the visiting professor in City University of London.

John is the Founder and Director of the Adelphi Charter on Creativity, Innovation and Intellectual Property, and devised the London Intellectual Property Advisory Service (‘Own It’).John advises and runs seminars on the creative economy worldwide. Clients include UN, WIPO, WTO and the European Commission as well as corporations such as ABC, Google, HBO, Universal, BBC, Sky, Huace and Gehua.

John was associated with HBO Inc and Time Warner Inc from 1982 to 1996 with responsibilities for TV business development in UK and Europe. He was Chairman of BOP Consulting, Britain’s leading advisory company on culture, creativity and innovation, 2008-2011, and Chairman of Tornado Productions, Britain’s first streaming company, 2000-5. He is a board director of HotBed Media Ltd and a director of HandMade PLC 2000-10.He is a former Chairman of the London Film School and CREATEC, Deputy Chair of the British Screen Advisory Council (BSAC) and Executive Director of the International institute of Communications (IIC).

As a journalist he was Editor of Unit, InterMedia, Vision (the BAFTA journal) and the National Electronics Review; TV Editor and Books Editor, Time Out; and features contributor to The Economist, The Sunday Times, Harpers & Queen and many other publications.

Since 2006 John has visited China frequently and advises a wide range of corporate and government clients. The Shanghai city government set up the John Howkins Centre for the Creative Economy in 2006. Howkins & Associates is currently advising companies in Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen. He is a founding investor in the Shanghai Creative Industries Investment Corporation which operates five creative clusters. He is a director of Howkins & Associates in London and Shanghai.

He has a BA in International Relations and a MA and AA (Dip) in Urban Design. He is a Visiting Professor at City University, London, and the Shanghai School of Creativity. In 2014 he was appointed Executive-in-Residence at the Drucker School of Management, Los Angeles. He is a member of BAFTA.