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Edward Venning to step down
Edward Venning is to step down as Director Communication & External Affairs. After 8 years at UAL, he will leave the university at the end of June 2022 to develop a new consultancy project.
Starting in 2014, Edward set a new direction for UAL’s external and internal communications and joined Executive Board in 2019. With an award-winning team, he established UAL’s relationship with policymakers at all levels, launched UAL’s brand proposition — “Because the World needs Creativity” — and re-set UAL’s digital services. He was a driving force in the creation of the GLA-backed Fashion District, Shift London at the Olympic Park (launching on 17 June 2022), and the AKO Storytelling Institute.