Randel Urbano (Randel)
Randel Urbano has been Arts Manager East Asia of the British Council since May 2019. He focuses on the Connections Through Culture programme in Southeast Asia and supports initiatives and programmes that involve regional coordination. He reports to Daniel and is well embedded in the Philippine Arts team. Randel brings with him extensive experience in the cultural sector in the Philippines, Asia and beyond and with a special focus on the museum and visual arts sector. He worked for seven years at three Philippine modern and contemporary art museums, and had prior experience in the local arts and culture scene as project worker for exhibitions, print design and programming for various government and non-government activities. He participated in several fellowships in curatorship and contemporary museum practice in Seoul, Bangkok, Barcelona and Missouri.