Sarie Mairs Slee

Head of the Salford Culture and Place Partnership, The Lowry / Music and Dance Award Presenter 

Sarie Mairs Slee is responsible for directing the Salford Culture and Place Partnership – a cross-city partnership leading on Salford’s strategy for creativity, culture and placemaking. Sarie’s background spans academic teaching and research, creative practice and social entrepreneurship, engaging with the roles of culture/creativity in sustainable urban regeneration and physical performance practice in surprising and intermingling ways.  As a values-based leader, Sarie sees collaboration as the key component to risk-ready, meaningful, and impactful work across culture and place:  building mutually beneficial relationships, grounded in a parity of respect, with common desire to ‘do’ better. 

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