Yemisi Mokuolu

Independent Producer, Hatch Events

Yemisi Mokuolu is an accomplished independent producer and creative industries consultant. She founded Hatch Events in 2003 with a focus on profiling and promoting African arts and artists and Hatch Africa in 2013 to offer specialist support developing the creative industries across Africa. She has produced some of London’s largest African arts festivals and co-produces the ‘Asa Baako’ festival in Ghana and “Oliva Tweest: An Afrobeats Musical” staged at the Barbican and Hackney Empire. Her credits also include Artistic Director Amnesty @ Edinburgh Fringe. As a creative industry consultant, she has worked for agencies which include; Arts Council England, British Council, Bank of Industry Nigeria, City University and Goethe Institute providing extensive creative business advice, research and training across Europe and Africa.