Jean Collingwood MIDM, MCIM
Jean is CEO of Ingenious Group, a multi
Previous Non-Executive appointments include Director for the NHS for three years chairing their charity, she has acted as Chair for Mental Health Tribunals, and was Deputy Chair of the BBC serving for three years. She was a visiting lecturer at London South Bank University teaching at
Passion for the Arts
Jean has a lifelong passion for the Creative and Performing Arts in all its forms, with a successful track record of securing large-scale support and investment for music, theatre, drama, and charitable artistic projects.
Roots and heritage
Born and raised in Scotland, with Irish roots, she has lived in Yorkshire and London most of her working life and is a proud mother to two sons. One a Consultant & Lawyer and the other the Managing Director of a Digital Design Company. She is married to Paul Milner, a former professional musician and much published British Contemporary Figurative Artist.
Jean is an accomplished communicator, big picture thinker and published writer, from scripts to blogs. From research papers to Parliamentary Reports, fundraising proposals, TV formats, innovative income generation pitches and projects.
As format creator, she directed and produced the Multi-Award winning Marketing for Good later dubbed by Channel 4 as “A High Octane- Dragons Den meets X Factor live show.
In 2011, her pitch and treatment won a BBC Writers Room Competition and led to the full commission of “Pauline’s Gift” her first full-length play, performed at Hull Truck Theatre in 2012.
More recently in June this year, she became Winner of Global CEO Excellence Awards, as Social Marketing CEO of Year, UK.. (http://ceo-monthly.com/2017-ingenious-group-jean-collingwood-)