Luke Johnson


Luke Johnson has been involved with the theatre, arts and entertainment industries for decades. From 2004 to 2010 he served as Chairman of Channel 4 Television for two terms. He also served as Chairman of the theatrical charity Stage One for seven years, as Chairman of the Royal Society of Arts from 2010 to 2012, and as a Governor of the University of the Arts in London for six years until 2006.

He has been Chairman of The Almeida Theatre since 2016 and was a founder partner of Playful Productions where he remains a capital partner. He has served as Chairman of Fiery Dragons Ltd since its founding and is also a founder director of Fiery Dragons Entertainment Ltd.

He is co-owner and director of Assembly Festival Ltd, the largest operator of venues as the Edinburgh fringe.

Luke also spent 7 years as the Chairman, key shareholder and Director of AKA, who grew to become the largest arts and entertainment marketing company in the world, prior to its sale to Providence in 2015.