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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Creative Industries Leader Honoured With MBE

Creative Industries Leader Honoured With MBE

LONDON, August 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

- Queen to honour Emmy(R) award winning producer and creative driver behind UK Expo
Pavilion and London 2012 'British Business Embassy'.  
- "I am lucky to be working in the most exciting sector in the world, in the most
exciting city in the world", says Dutch national 

Christine Losecaat, founder of Little Dipper and a senior business strategy, marketing
and creative specialist, has been appointed an Honorary Member of the Most Excellent Order
of the British Empire (MBE) for services to the creative industries in the UK.

Christine's achievements include co-producing the Emmy(R) award-winning Peter and The
Wolf, championing creative talent from Wallace & Gromit to Thomas Heatherwick and most
recently delivering high-value government programmes to boost the UK creative industries

Last year she helped bring to life the UK's must-see Pavilion
[ ] at the
World Expo in Milan and during the London 2012 Olympics was a key part of the success of
the British Business Embassy
[ ]
- the largest series of trade and investment conferences ever held by any
government. The project is estimated to have contributed over GBP15bn to the UK economy.

Christine Losecaat MBE said,"I am truly delighted to receive such a prestigious
honour for doing what I love best - bringing together talent with projects that put
creative integrity at their core.  

"It is immensely rewarding to help grow a creative concept that both wows an audience
and generates a positive return on investment. I want to thank the many great creatives
and the many wonderful clients I've worked with both in the UK and around the world.
Awards are always a wonderfully welcome recognition of effort and going forward a Royal
honour will take some beating."  

Tim Davie, Creative Industries Council International Group / CEO BBC Worldwide &
Director, Global said, "Christine gets everyone pulling in the same direction whether they
are performers or Ministers of State, SMEs or multinationals. She's worked across the
globe and done an enormous amount to make the UK creative industries a global success

As a Dutch national, living in London, Christine also added,"I've been based in the UK
for over 20 years. It is a very special place and remains the number one global
destination for bringing creative concepts to fruition with global impact."  

Christine is also active in her charity work as Vice Chair of Advance, a leading
charity helping women and children affected by domestic violence and as a Trustee at Peace
Child International, which is focused on youth employment and entrepreneurship. She is an
Honorary Fellow of the British Institute of Interior Design and has advised on the UK's
Creative Industries International Strategy for over a decade.

Christine founded Little Dipper in 2001, a consultancy that specialises in
international strategy and client side creative direction. She began her career at Cream
Advertising, worked at BMG Entertainment and was previously Managing Director of the
British Design Initiative.

She lives in London with TV Producer/Director Simon Ludgate.

Notes to Editor 

For more information, images or to arrange a phone interview with Christine, please
contact: Elliot Frankal, ESG Communications, +44(0)7989-524780,

Christine has been appointed an Honorary Member of the Most Excellent Order of the
British Empire (MBE) for services to the Creative Industries.

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