Jo Newberry

Interpretation

Jo has extensive experience in developing exhibitions centering on science communication, particularly focusing on content and exhibit development, as well as overall project management.

Jo has worked on interpretation with national museums, attractions and academic institutions to deliver a range of message rich, high impact projects. These projects have included work for the Natural History Museum, Science Museum, BP and a Wellcome Trust initiative for the London 2012 Olympics.

Since joining KCA London in 2007 Jo has led the development of a dynamic, innovative sports experience in Qatar, and of a new music-focused community experience within the redevelopment of Wembley. She managed the content development for Mishkat, a science centre in Riyadh which explores Saudi Arabia’s atomic and renewable energy future. This included overseeing the development of around forty multimedia exhibits, and acting as the content guardian for all elements of the design and operation of the project. She has project managed and acted as an advisor for the development of a website for Nanoholdings, which explores and explains their latest products and innovations. More recently, she has led the Interpretative Design for two exhibitions at the Francis Crick Institute and for the Saudi Pavilion at Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Jo has an ongoing role in supporting Mishkat with Interpretation, including overseeing the redevelopment of one of their central exhibits.

Jo is a zoology graduate and holds a masters in science communication. She also holds an  Association of Project Management Professionals qualification.