Jon Kingsbury Board of Governors

Jon Kingsbury BA (Hons) EMBA DIC


Jon Kingsbury is Head of Digital Economy and Creative Industries at the Knowledge Transfer Network, which brings companies, universities and investors together to undertake industry-led research & development.

He was previously Director of Creative Economy programmes at NESTA, where he ran the £8m Digital R&D Fund for the Arts and set up a mentor network for creative businesses.

Jon has more than 15 year's industry experience working in broadcasting and digital media, as an executive commissioner for content across BBC and as an editor of Channel 4. He also runs the secretariat for the UK5G Innovation Network.

Jon holds a first class degree in History of Art, Design and Film from Middlesex University and an Executive MBA from Imperial College, London.

Deputy Chair