Professor Julia Gaimster will take up the Head of School role for the School of Communication & Design (SCD), Vietnam, from 1 February 2020. This follows Professor Rick Bennett’s upcoming move from the school to the new role of RMIT Vietnam Executive Dean (Academic & Students).
Julia is the current Deputy Head of the School of Design & Communication, and Head of the Department for Design at RMIT Vietnam. With a Master of Design from The Royal College of Art and a Doctorate of Education from The University of Surrey, Julia has built a strong career as a leader in the field of design in particular. Previous roles include as Associate Head of School at the Institute of Textiles and Clothing in Hong Kong, and the Associate Dean of the School of Design and Technology in London College of Fashion.