John Knell

John Knell is one of the UK’s most influential thought-leaders on organisational transformation. He is the co-founder of Intelligence Agency which works with corporate and public sector clients on issues of leadership, employee engagement and the future of work.


John’s consulting clients have included Microsoft, Tesco, Astra Zeneca, Eversheds, Lloyds TSB, Manpower, and Siemens. John's current clients include The Wellcome Trust, Art Council England, Taylor Vinters, Liverpool Everyman and the BFI. 


PhD University of Leeds

Previous work

Director of Research and Advocacy at The Work Foundation


  • The Art of Dying and The Art of Living

    Essays exploring how arts and cultural sector could live a little better.


  • London's Creative Economy: An Accidental Success?

    Co-authored with Kate Oakley and published by The Work Foundation, this piece explores the key challenges in maintaining the success of London’s creative economy


  • Whose Art Is it Anyway?

    A report which explores whether personalisation and choice are going to transform the future trajectory of the Arts in the United Kingdom.

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