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Jo Hawkes

Jo Hawkes, Executive Assistant for LEEDS 2023, has worked in arts administration for over 20 years. Having started her career working in production and post-production roles in television, she transferred her skills to theatre. She was Head of Administration and Assistant to the Executive Director at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, covered as Finance Manager for The Gate Theatre in Notting Hill, worked as a producer for The Big House Theatre Company and prior to working for Leeds 2023 was General Manager for the theatre department at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.

Jo studied at the University of Hull and is delighted to make the return from the capital to Yorkshire to work for LEEDS 2023.