CEO, Knowledge Quarter
Jodie Eastwood is CEO of London’s Knowledge Quarter, a consortium of knowledge creators within a one-mile 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, 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, to create new friendships, new connections and new knowledge through a sense of shared purpose and possibility.
Jodie has been working within the Knowledge economy for the past 20 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 leading complex multi stakeholder partnerships, brokering relationships and creating spaces for ideas sharing and innovation.
KQ is a consortium of partner organisations made up of over 100 academic, cultural, research, scientific and media organisations, large and small: from the British Library, Google and the Wellcome Trust to Arts Catalyst, Scriberia and the Wiener Library.knowledgequarter.london