Professional Engagement & Academic

Professional Engagement:

2017       Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy

              Category judge - BBC Woman’s Hour, Victoria and Albert Museum and
                                                                                           Crafts Council’s Crafts prize

              Key note presentation 1st China Crafts week, Hangzhou China

              Creative Lead - PU Port Eliot Festival    

2016       Creative Lead - Creative Industries

              Hole and Corner Magazine, London Craft Week 2016, Marvellous Mechanica at

              The House of St Barnaba

              Port Eliot Festival          

2015       Creative Lead - Creative Industries / PU Port Eliot Festival 

2014       Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts

             Abstract peer reviewer for ‘All Makers Now?’ Conference July'14 Falmouth Uni.

2014+    External Examiner - Cardiff Met. (CSAD) BA (hons) Artist Designer: Maker

2013       External Examiner - Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore: BA(hons) Fine Art,                   Graphic Design & 3D Design New Practice.

2012-15  Chair Peninsular Arts Gallery Programming and Advisory Group, Plymouth 

2012-17  External Examiner -  University of Ulster, MFA Multidisciplinary Design 

2012+16 External Examiner - Liverpool Hope University, BA Design

2011-13  External Examiner for Loughborough Uni.: BA (hons) 3D Design New Practice

2011       UPC/University Link Academic Advisor to the FDA Ceramics, Cornwall College and

               Petroc College, North Devon

2009       External Expert/Assessor Quinquennial Review, B.A. (Hons) Blacksmithing & BA

               (Hons) Contemporary Applied Arts Hereford College of Art, University of Wales


2017      Associate Head of School - Enterprise, Plymouth University

2011      Associate Professor 3D Design, Plymouth University

2011      Guest Professor, Industrial Design Department, Faculty of Architecture,              

                                                                        Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

2009      Award Leader MA Design - Contemporary Designer Maker, Plymouth University

2006      Award Leader 3D Design BA (Hons) - Designer Maker, Plymouth University

1999      Lecturer in Design - Designer Maker (0.75), Plymouth University


NACHE- National Association of Ceramics in Higher Education (University representative)
CHEAD - Council Higher Education in Art & Design
ADM-HEA - Member of the Higher Education Academy
CAN - Craft Action Network
GLAD - Group for Learning in Art & Design
DRN - Drawing Research Network