Services – Mentoring
As well as working with clients through Brand Satellite and with start-ups through Brands Start Here, Giles is also a mentor for the Cultural Enterprise Office and Creative Edinburgh and Edinburgh’s Napier University.
Cultural Enterprise Office
The Cultural Enterprise Office is Scotland’s leading experts in business support for creatives.
Cultural Enterprise Office sits within the new and exciting cross-section of culture, enterprise and business supporting creative thinkers, makers and doers.
As Scotland’s dedicated business support for the creative industries, they are the only organisation with this focus in Europe. This not only presents a great opportunity but highlights the importance Scotland places on the development and nourishment of the Creative Industries.
They are here to do two things; firstly, to respond to sector need, enabling the creative industries to maximise their impact economically, socially, creatively, environmentally and culturally and secondly, to create the conditions for future leaders, businesses and ideas to flourish.
From innovative business structures, to authentic marketing, to fearless finances our team of Business Experts is here to translate the industry chat and support your business skills so that your passions are embedded into the DNA of your commercial dealings.
Giles Etherington is the Business Expert for Brand & Branding.
Creative Edinburgh is the largest network of creatives in Edinburgh, and are committed to advancing the value and impact of creativity – both locally and internationally.
Creative Edinburgh is a community that increases your capacity to experiment, innovate and succeed. They enable intergenerational and intercultural dialogue and community building with peer support and advice aimed at igniting working relationships across sectors.
Creative Edinburgh’s mentoring scheme is designed to provide mentors for early and mid-career creatives with those who have the experience to help them overcome obstacles, be ambitious, and break through barriers – both actual and psychological – to progress their careers, businesses and dreams.