Jenny Waldman is a Cultural Fellow within King's College London.
Jenny is Director of 14-18 NOW, the UK’s official First World War Centenary Cultural Programme. She was Creative Producer of the London 2012 Festival, the finale of the Cultural Olympiad for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. From 1999-2011 Jenny was Public Programmes Consultant to Somerset House Trust, opening the iconic central London building and its outdoor spaces to the public and creating a successful outdoor programme of concerts, films and London’s first open-air ice rink, as well commissioning site-specific theatre and visual art installations.
Jenny has commissioned large-scale performing arts events for Tate Modern and Tate Britain and was for five years Director of Arts Centre Programmes at the Southbank Centre, the UK’s largest arts centre, where she was responsible for programming across festivals, dance, literature, outdoors and performance. As a senior arts management consultant her clients included the National Theatre, Young Vic, Punchdrunk, Manchester International Festival, Roundhouse, Film4 and Tate. Jenny worked with King’s College London over the last three years as a Sector Associate to the Cultural Institute.