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Edward Venning

  • TitleDirector of Communication & External Affairs


With a background in marketing communications for the creative industries and public services, Edward joined UAL in 2014. His key responsibilities include student engagement, reputation management, public affairs, brand strategy and online service transformation. His other interests at UAL include place-making and community engagement.

Edward joined the University from Southbank Centre, where he was Director of Communications & Marketing. He was previously a senior civil servant and has held non-executive roles at a museum and school. He is Chartered Practitioner at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, where he holds the diploma in public relations. He is a trained coach.