Rehana is the Director Arts, British Council in China. In this role, she oversees a diverse and impactful portfolio of activity designed to connect individuals and organisations from the UK and China to opportunities that build connections, capability and appreciation through and for the arts.
Rehana has over 25 years’ experience working in the arts sector both in the UK and internationally. Before coming to China she led the delivery of an ambitious multi-million pound cultural programme for the British Council in the Gulf Cooperation Countries.
Prior to working with British Council, she worked for Creativity, Culture and Education, an international arts education foundation, where she led on a £300 million Creative Partnerships programme. She spent six years working with Arts Council England developing collaborative cultural projects working with artists, theatres, museums, galleries, government departments and teachers in the UK.
Rehana graduated from the Slade School of Art at University College London with a Master’s degree in Fine Art Sculpture and later gained a second Master’s degree in Museum Studies.