Vanessa Northway

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Roles and Responsibilities

Vanessa has been based at our Dubai campus since 2009 where she directed the start-ups & implementation of our Fashion, Fashion Marketing & Interior design programmes.

Her management role includes resourcing for the School and ensuring, with the academic team in Dubai and Scotland, development of programmes suitable for the market within Dubai and the MENA region as well as globally relevant skills.



Vanessa started her career working as a designer in London and has worked in a variety of countries including Taiwan and Shanghai. She comes with more than 20 years’ work experience in design industries, including design management and process, creative direction, manufacturing as well as retail and academic management.

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