Anne Boddington is Professor of Design Innovation, Pro Vice Chancellor for Culture and Public Engagement and Dean of Kingston School of Art at Kingston University. She has extensive experience of design education and design research in higher education across the UK and internationally. She is an experienced chair and has held trustee and governance roles across the creative and cultural sector including as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), an affiliate member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), a member of the executive of the Council for Higher Education in Art & Design (CHEAD) and as a member of the advisory board and the peer review college of the Arts & Humanities Research Council.