Abbi Kirby


Facilitator, Abbi Kirby (MBA, BA Hons Crafts), works with NBA to enable people to build, develop and grow their creative business.

Her key area of expertise is crafts. From 1998, Abbi designed and produced lighting products to commission for leisure, commercial and private clients. With a wealth of experience to share, Abbi understands what it takes to work with galleries, retail, leisure clients, including architects and interior designers. In addition, Abbi understands the difficulties and demands that running your own business takes.

Following a Masters in business, Abbi's developed core skills in creativity, design thinking and strategic planning . It was her major research project which inspired her to specialise in facilitation, wanting to support organisations and individuals develop, grow and thrive. Abbi delivers a range of workshops and background support for New Brewery Arts.