Jonathan Newby

A member of the Chapter Zero Board, Jonathan is the Bursar and a Governing Body Fellow of Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge, and started in that role in November 2021. His early career was in the creative industries and marketing, and he then spent over 20 years in the magazine and journal publishing sector. During this time Jonathan worked with consumer, business and academic publishers including IPC Media, Elsevier Science and United Business Media, and published titles such as New Scientist and The Lancet.

Jonathan moved to the Science Museum Group in 2009 where he was Chief Operating Officer responsible for strategy, trading, resource management and operations and brought a strong focus on customer service and income growth. The Group consists of five museums across the UK which collectively welcome over five million visitors a year. Over the years he has championed the transformative power of digital technology and responsible environmentalism within businesses. Jonathan studied Philosophy at King’s College London.

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Board member
Bursar and a Governing Body Fellow of Hughes Hall
Background in media and marketing