Born in the north of Germany Katja Lucker started her career as an actress in Berlin in 1990 but quickly became a successful self-employed cultural manager. Her portfolio ranges from managing tasks at the ‘Kesselhaus – Kulturbrauerei Berlin‘ and the ‘Karneval der Kulturen’ to works at the ‘Haus der Berliner Festspiele’. From 2007 until 2012 Katja Lucker continued working as project manager for the creative industries during Ruhr.2010 – the European Capital of Culture that year. Throughout the whole time she also acted as a driving force in various local music networks and as juror of divers Berlin music promotion programs. In December 2012 Katja Lucker was appointed managing director of Musicboard Berlin. Since 2015 Musicboard Berlin is also responsible for organizing the Pop-Kultur festival under her lead.
Katja will be a panellist in Financing Creativity: Key Funders in Conversation at Acud Studio on Saturday, November 11th, 2017.
Photo Credit: Johanna Ruebel