Ms Christina Schönleber comes from the international operations leadership of the Royal College of Art and the University of Kent. At the RCA she was Head of Knowledge Exchange with responsibility for developing external collaborations with partners from government, business and higher education. This involved showcasing the RCA’s leading research areas in human-centred design and how they provide innovative solutions for global challenges. She was previously Assistant Director of Kent Innovation and Enterprise. Prior to that she worked in the business sector of television and music companies as a business developer and manager. She has an MBA from Kingston University and a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Media from Hertfordshire University. She has also worked as a graphic designer in Germany.