Nico Daswani
Head of Arts and Culture at World Economic Forum

Nico Daswani is an Emmy-award winning cultural producer with a 20-year track record of creating inclusive change. At the World Economic Forum he creates a space for artists and cultural institutions to bring culture into high-level dialogue on global issues, and to use the WEF’s influential platform to shape inclusive and sustainable narratives. Daswani has curated, produced and directed a number of impactful cultural projects, from exhibitions to VR documentaries, festivals, tours, artist residencies, mentorship programmes, and artist support services, including with the WEF, the Smithsonian, the Natural History Museum London, the V&A, the Afghan Women’s Orchestra, the Asian American Arts Alliance, the UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance and the Ford Foundation. He received his MA in Intercultural Heritage from the Gallatin School at NYU.