The 2016 Award winner: Elena Borin

On the evening of 16 December in Brussels, Dr. Elena Borin was announced as the winner of the 3rd ENCATC Research Award on Cultural Policy and Cultural Management for her PhD Thesis “Public-Private Partnership in the Cultural Sector: A comparative analysis of European Models” defended at the University of Ferrara in Italy.

Elena Borin is Associate Professor for the Department of Control, Law and Finance, Coordinator of the MSc in Arts and Cultural Management at the Burgundy School of Business (Dijon, France) where she is also member of the Management of Culture and Arts Research Cluster (CEREN/MECIC). She holds a PhD in Economics at the University of Ferrara (Ferrara, Italy) and was awarded the title of Doctor Europeus European Doctor by an international Jury Member. Her PhD thesis on “Public-Private partnerships in the cultural sector in Europe”, presented a comparative analysis of current European models of public-private and multi-stakeholder cooperation for the enhancement and management of the cultural and creative sector. She has been visiting researcher and professor at ICHEC Management School (Brussels, Belgium), at the University of Burgundy (Dijon, France), at the Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt (Eichstaett, Germany) and at the University of Birmingham (Birmingham, UK).Her research interests  include cultural management, cultural governance with an international comparative approach, public-private partnerships and multi-stakeholder partnerships in the cultural and creative sector. She has previously cooperated with the European Project ADRIA A, studying the synergies between cultural tourism and transport systems for integrated  territorial  development. Her most recent scientific contributions have been published by the ENCATC Journal of Cultural Management and Policy and by the Journal of Intellectual Capital.