Kenneth Olumuyiwa

Freelance Arts & Culture Consultant (UK), London Contemporary Dance School

Kenneth is a key figure in the UK arts and culture scene with close to 40 years professional experience in the sector. He is currently working as a freelance Arts & Culture Consultant 

From 2007 to 2016, he was Chief Executive of The Place, the UK’s leading centre for contemporary dance development. From May 2018 to Sept 2020, he was Director of The Africa Centre. 

He has served on various arts Boards, including The Royal Opera House and The Royal Opera House Benevolent Fund. He is currently a Patron of Akademi and The Place, and a Trustee of choreographer Sir Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures company, and the Chineke! Foundation and Orchestra.  

Kenneth has appeared in eight successive editions of the annual Powerlist of Britain’s most influential people of African and African Caribbean heritage.