What is a Consultant?

A consultant is an experienced individual who is trained to analyze, advise and/or facilitate in order to help clients make the best possible choices; a consultant provides counsel and assistance to a client on specific assignments.

Consultants who are members of ACCA are self-employed or employed as a member of a firm of consultants. They are:

  • Independent in relationship to the client;
  • Autonomous, bringing and applying expertise and judgment to the project or situation in the cultural sector;
  • Engaged on multiple projects – concurrently or consecutively; and
  • Paid by the client for advice and work.