Jodie Eastwood Chief Executive, Knowledge Quarter London
Jodie Eastwood is Chief Executive of London’s Knowledge Quarter, a consortium of knowledge creators within a one miles radius of Kings Cross. KQ Partners include over 100 academic, cultural, research, scientific and media organisations large and small: from the British Library and University College London to Universal Music, Sadlers Wells, British Museum, Francis Crick Institute and Google. The aim of the KQ is to encourage all kinds of knowledge seekers to make the most of the partners’ combined resources. To break down barriers and stimulate dialogue, getting the whole area buzzing with ideas.
Jodie has been working within the Knowledge economy for the past 17 years, with roles at the British Library, Creativeworks London, Queen Mary University of London, London Metropolitan University and the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry. She strongly believes that knowledge exchange breeds innovation, fruitful networks and creative interaction. Jodie specialises in working within complex multi stakeholder partnerships, brokering relationships and creating spaces for ideas sharing.