Professor of Practice (Fashion Design), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Basia Szkutnicka is Professor of Practice and Programme Director of the MA in Fashion & Textile Design.
Once described as ‘A breath of fresh air’ by Susie Menkes in the International Herald Tribune, Basia specializes in design thinking, idea generation, creative design process, curriculum development and innovation, forecasting and nurturing young talent.
She is a visionary thinker and influencer, well respected in the global fashion community for her ability to move fashion forward by inspiring and motivating students and designers worldwide. Her reputation as an innovator has resulted in invitations to jury fashion shows and competitions across the globe.
Over the last 25 years she has worked as Programme Director, design educator, author, writer, freelance designer and creative consultant.