David Metcalfe is the founder and Chief Executive of Forma Arts and Media, based in London, UK. His work as a creative producer has, for over 25 years, championed art that breaks new ground, focusing on high quality, inter-disciplinary innovation.

The creation of Forma in 2002 followed eight years during which David worked as an independent producer and consultant, directing festivals and public art commissions for clients across the UK. Between 1987 and 1994, David worked for Nottingham City Council, founding and directing its high profile annual festival of contemporary art, Now.

His productions have encompassed exhibitions, films, concerts, performances, digital projects, public art and publications. He has edited several books and has served as an advisor to Arts Council England and as a juror for several arts and architectural awards.