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Professor Irene McAra-McWilliam OBE

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Prof Irene McAra-McWilliam photocredit Paul CampbellIrene McAra-McWilliam has international experience of creative leadership having worked as Director of Design Research for multinational Philips Electronics. She is currently Deputy Director Research & Innovation at The Glasgow School of Art and was responsible for establishing GSA’s Highlands and Islands Campus in Moray and the GSA’s new Innovation School. Irene was awarded an OBE in recognition of her work in Higher Education, Innovation and Design.

Irene's reappointment runs from 4 November 2023 to 3 November 2026.

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