Peter Jenkinson

Cultural Broker, London, United Kingdom

Peter Jenkinson OBE has worked for over 20 years in the cultural sector, passionately advocating and acting for deep and lasting change across the cultural and political landscape and for building social justice. As an independent cultural agent based in London, he works across a diverse portfolio of disciplines including as a founding director of the new openº initiative focusing on civic agents, pop-up chancellor of the Cannon Hill Art School 2015, a pop-up experimental art school in Birmingham; an associate of the Compass progressive politics network, and UK Ambassador to The Alternativet, the cultural-political party in Denmark. Prior to these adventures, Peter has had a distinguished and award-winning career working across the arts and culture, including his role as co-founder of Culture+Conflict, founding director of the £110 million Creative Partnerships creativity in learning program across England, and the initiation and delivery of the world-class £21 million The New Art Gallery Walsall. He received a B.A. in modern history from Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge. Mr. Jenkinson is a Fellow of several Salzburg Global Sessions.