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 & 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  

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


- Associate Head of School - Enterprise, Plymouth University

- Associate Professor 3D Design, Plymouth University

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

   Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

- Award Leader MA Design - Contemporary Designer Maker, Plymouth Uni.

- Lead academic authoring MA Contemporary Designer Maker to be part of the  
  new MA Design award

- Award Leader 3D Design BA (Hons) - Designer Maker, Plymouth Uni.

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


National Association of Ceramics in Higher Education 
Council Higher Education in Art & Design

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