Industry Mentoring Scheme

The LCC Industry Mentoring Scheme aims to encourage and support postgraduate students in their transition from education to industry.

The scheme places LCC postgraduate students of all disciplines with industry professionals to support their development as they enter the creative industries.

Mentee applications 

Applications for the 2017/18 academic year are now closed.

Mentor applications

See yourself as a mentor? We always want to hear from those in the creative industries who are keen to pass on their knowledge to the next big things.

Please complete our mentor profile form or get in touch with Luminita Molico at

Industry Mentors 2017/18

Headshot of LCC industry mentor Laura Colapietro
Image © Laura Colapietro

Laura Colapietro – Senior Account Director at ING PR & Communications

Laura Colapietro is Senior Account Director at ING PR & Communications. She has 10 years’ experience in public relations and communications, working with clients across architecture, design, property and culture in the UK and internationally.

Laura advises senior management teams on all communications aspects and has an exemplary array of contacts, having delivered successful campaigns in collaboration with leading international organisations and institutions.

Find out more about Laura on the LCC Blog

Black and white photograph of Lynda Relph-Knight in a light-filled room, standing next to a window.
Image © Lynda Relph-Knight

Lynda Relph-Knight – Independent writer, curator and consultant

A journalist by background, Lynda Relph-Knight was editor of Design Week for 22 years. Now she works in design as a writer, curator and consultant. She runs student awards, linking with clients and consultancies, hosts quarterly dinners for designers of all disciplines and works on diverse projects with designers and design clients.

Find out more about Lynda on the LCC Blog

Photo of LCC industry mentor Rania Svoronou, wearing a pale pink shirt with a black tie.
Image © Rania Svoronou

Rania Svoronou – Lead Visual Interaction Designer at IBM Interactive Experience

Rania is a 2014 graduate of LCC’s MA Interaction Design Communication course and currently a visual interaction designer at IBM London Design Studio.

Rania is interested in the relationship between people and technology and has worked across multiple sectors bringing the best design experience in financial services, health, publishing, retail, consumer goods, entertainment, fashion and telecommunications.

Find out more about Rania on the LCC Blog

Photograph of Colin Goad.
Image © Colin Goad

Colin Goad – Head of Creative at MGA Ideas

Having graduated from LCC in 1996, Colin has worked for many of the leading publishing agencies in London. He has since moved into a more branding and integrated communications field. Over his 21 year career, Colin has worked for companies including Coca-Cola, Kia Motors, BHF and the Ministry of Defence.

Find out more about Colin on the LCC Blog

Headshot of Annie Masciavè wearing a black shirt and a pink headband.
Image © Annie Masciavè

Annie Masciavè – freelance creative producer / photo editor

Annalaura (Annie) Masciavè is a freelance photo editor and producer based in London. You can find some of her recent work in magazines such as Interview, Dazed & Confused, Porter and Lampoon, as well as for brands like Hermés, Bulgari and Kent & Curwen. 

She collaborates with Lampoon, where she commissions and produces both photography and video content. Annie has worked for agencies such as Patricia McMahon Photography, Supervision NY and Saint Luke Artists, as well as for Mastered and Vivienne Westwood.