Jo Redfern

Managing Director
Education Cubed Ltd

Jo runs Education Cubed – a digital advertising agency, specialising in education. She began her career at The Independent and spent 15 years at the newspaper. She worked up from the graduate scheme to joining the board as Sales Director. In 2009 she moved to UCAS where she joined the Executive and was responsible for running UCAS Media. She moved to be Commercial Director of The Student Room in 2014 before moving launching an advertising agency in late 2016.

Education Cubed is based in Brighton and has been built on Jo’s foundations of a deep understanding of the student and HE marketplace. She is a well-known figure on the HE marketing circuit, a frequent platform speaker and sector award judge. Jo is a governor for Brighton and Hove Sixth Form College as well as an award-winning business mentor.

My Sessions

Breakout 5B: Influence, politics and power: how to understand your internal landscape to best get things done


Share your feedback on this session “Influence is the key to successful leadership, not authority” – Ken Blanchard. Working in complex organisations with a variety of stakeholders brings its own set of unique challenges. Our working environments are often quite political and working a creative or innovative idea through the system is not something that […]

Track B: Managing People & Processes