Director of Internationalisation for Winchester School of Art. In this role she works with the Associate Dean International, Global Recruitment and Admissions, the international office, and the wider international team to lead, manage and promote the development and implementation of the WSA international plan, focussing on education, diversity and international recruitment.
She designed and set up the WSA Sustainability Forum in 2016 and continues to develop its remit. This event responds to the need for a clear and visible alignment between the Forum, internal and external research, education, and enterprise strategies – and enhances the student experience. Sustainability is at the heart of her teaching and research – equality, diversity and inclusiveness are built into the curriculum though innovative projects and research. She provides expert advice and leadership on Sustainability, Clothing, Fashion, Pedagogy.
Her industry background and many years of extensive travel for work – China, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, and Europe – gives her an awareness and experience of issues stemming from the social, cultural and economic diversity of students. She has represented the University abroad on several international trips and regularly engages with Industry contacts and educational bodies and institutions. Post-Pandemic, she continues to implement new ways of working by taking a blended approach to teaching and assessment. She was chair of WSA Education Group (2021 to 2023) and worked closely with The Centre for Higher Education Practice (CHEP).
Member of - WSA Operational Board, Recruitment, Outreach and Admissions Committee, Faculty International Committee, Faculty Collaborative Provision Sub-Committee, The Winchester Gallery Steering Group.
External Examiner, Kingston University, MA Fashion
External Examiner, University of Huddersfield, BA Fashion Design suite of Programmes
External Advisor, Institut Francais de la Mode, Paris