Dr Suzie Attiwill

In all areas of her practice, as an educator and designer, Suzie is a passionate and committed advocate for the discipline of interior design. Her career trajectory plies academic roles with a freelance practice in interior, exhibition and curatorial design. In 2018, she was appointed the inaugural Associate Dean Interior Design, RMIT University, Australia. In this role, she is responsible for providing strategic direction as well as ensuring learning and teaching quality, directing research relevance and industry engagements. Her research is recognised internationally and has been published as book chapters, journal articles, conference presentations and exhibitions. Committed to fostering research in the discipline and the value of its social and cultural contribution, Suzie has led the Interior Design PhD stream as part of the School of Architecture and Urban Design’s Practice Research Symposiums in Australia, Europe and Asia. She is a member of the Design Institute of Australia; an Australian Design Honouree, Australian Design Centre; and executive board member, International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers.