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Keith Hackett is a consultant, who has worked as a sole trader since 1986, specialising in employment-related research, strategic planning and project financing with cultural organisations and enterprises, higher education institutions, community organisations, governmental bodies and industry consortia, across Europe. His previous clients have included the European Commission, various UK Governments, IBM, the accountants Pannell Kerr Forster, various UK Local Authorities and Regional Arts Boards, the Moving Image Development Agency, the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, and the Arts Council of England although, in the main he works by invitation, with smaller, community-based projects or in the development of specific policy initiatives. He is best known for his detailed knowledge of utilising public and private finances in Europe to grow jobs and generate employment in the less traditional industrial sectors, and he authors and speaks regularly on these topics. He has been an elected representative in the past, and was, from 1987 to 1995, an elected City Councillor in Liverpool, where he chaired the City's Finance and Strategy Committee between 1987 and 1990. He is also a director of five commercial companies undertaking various innovative property developments in inner city Liverpool associated with creative industry cluster developments.