Peter Higgs is a Senior Research Fellow and Project leader in the CCI. He is manager of the Creative Economy mapping programme and the innovative Creative Industries Business Intelligence Service conducted in conjunction with the Queensland Department of Tourism, Regional Development and Industry.
Peter is the co-author of the recent RESTA Report ‘Beyond Creative Industries’, and of the review of the Pacific Film and Television Commission Corporate Plan 2004-2009 (December 2006). He is also the author of The Future for Documentaries in Australia: Coming, Ready or Not! (2005) for the SPAA/ASDA Documentary Council and co-author of Cottages to Corporations: Access to Overseas Markets for Australia Creative Digital Industry (2003) and A Guide to Digital Rights Management (2003), both for the Australian Department of Communications, IT and the Arts (DCITA). Prior to joining the CCI he worked in the software and digital media industries, including Content Strategies, IPR Systems, Pacific Advanced Media Studios, Access CMC and Apple Computer.