Professor Anthony Lilley

Professor Anthony Lilley is a media and theatre producer and strategist with an extensive background in innovation and digital media. He is Professor of Creative Industries at Ulster University, a trustee of NESTA and the Crafts Council and Chair of Blast Theory.

He has an award-winning track record as a creative in fields including online, mobile, TV, theatre, opera, console games, publishing and journalism. Previously he has served in various roles at OfCOM, the Gambling Commission and The Space and held visiting professorships at Oxford and Bournemouth Universities.

In 2008, he was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to media and the creative industries.

Last updated: 15 February 2022

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