Steve Green was a member of the Selection and Monitoring Panels for the European Capitals of Culture from 2011 to 2016. He chaired the Selection Panel from 2014-2016. In that time he reviewed 122 bid-books and presentations from cities aspiring to the title, carried out monitoring visits to title-holders and was the lead author of the panels’ reports. He is the main author of the Guide to Candidates issued by the European Commission.
He has extensive experience in international cultural relations after a career with the European National Institutes of Culture (EUNIC) and the British Council.