Kwesi Johnson is the Creative Director of The Cultural Assembly, his work lies at the intersection of creative technology, the arts, culture & and repurposing commercial real estate into creative hubs with a mission to reinvent the high street using art, culture and community.
Former Artistic Director of NPO, Kompany Malakhi and graduate of The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), he is also a progenitor of the now worldwide performance genre, Hip Hop Theatre.
He has over 22 years of knowledge and industry experience as a Director, Educator, Producer and Choreographer moving, minds, bodies and attitudes.
Partners, supporters and commissioners have included The BBC, Young Vic, Vauxhall Motors, Puma, The Olympic Conference, The British Council, Arts Council England, Brighton Festival, Greenwich & Docklands Festival, Royal Opera House, Savilles Estates and The National Theatre.
Kwesi believes creativity and innovation is the highest use of intelligence because when we imagine and create we are bringing something to life that didn’t exist. It begins as a thought and becomes reality, that is the power of imagination and desire.
Kwesi is a creative thinker by nature and offers creative and innovative solutions as well as working in the arts he also applies his creative flair in the corporate and public sectors; helping businesses develop new products, build teams and deal with change management. When you work with Kwesi in any capacity you will take an enriching journey exploring and unleashing your creative genius so that your approach to your work will never be the same.