As an expert in arts, science and technology, and residency programmes, Koek is an international consultant, lectures and runs workshops on creative leadership, creativity and interdisciplinary working. In 2009 she initiated, designed and directed Arts At Cern at the world's largest particle physics laboratory outside Geneva. Koek was director of this multi-stranded programme until 2015 and Iris Van Herpen was invited as a Visiting Artist in 2014. Iris's Spring/Summer collection 2015 Magnetic Motions was inspired by this visit.  In 2008, Koek was awarded a Clore
Fellowship for her work in culture including as CEO of the Arvon Foundation for Creative Writing and for her career as an award winning producer at BBC radio and television where she often worked across boundaries.

Today Koek is also an External Policy Advisor on digital arts, science and innovation to the European Commission’s ICT Directorate as well as being Expert Advisor and Board member for the new arts/science programme at the European Commission's Environmental science and policy hub, the Joint Research Centre (JRC), at their laboratory based at Ispra, Italy. She is also on the Advisory Boards of HEK (House of Electronic Arts, Basel) and the CERN Cultural programme. She is Expert Arts Advisor to the which is setting up an arts/science programme. In September 2017, Koek becomes the founding director of Science Gallery Venice. Koek's vision for the Gallery is that it will collide fashion, design and contemporary art with scientists and technologists to make Science Gallery Venice a place for discovery, exploration and inventing solutions for our cities, our planet and our humanity in the 21st century and beyond. In 2018, her curated exhibition on the inspiration of particle physics in contemporary art opens at Bildmuseet, Umea, Sweden.

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