Putting together a festival is no piece of cake. Meet the people at the helm.

Charles Landry,
Festival President

Charles Landy is an urban sociologist and an international authority on the role of creativity in urban and institutional change. He is the author of several books, among them “The Creative City” (2000) and “The Creative Bureaucracy” (2017, co-authored with Margie Caust).

Teresa Conrad,
Festival Director

Before joining the Creative Bureaucracy Festival, Teresa worked as Director of Partnership Development for a digital journalism start-up and as a management consultant for public sector organizations in Germany and abroad. She was a McCloy fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.