Professor Lawrence Zeegen

Professor Lawrence Zeegen


Professor Lawrence Zeegen is Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Enterprise at Ravensbourne University London, leading the Institute for Creativity and Technology in the new Design District on the Greenwich Peninsula.

The Institute encompasses GradSchool; a suite of postgraduate courses across design and media disciplines, CreativeLab; an in-house design and production studio, the ResearchCentre; a hub of funded research projects across artificial intelligence, virtual and mixed realities, smart cities and wearable tech, Incubation+; an incubator for fifty tech start-ups and MakerSpace; investigating hi-tech, lo-tech and no-tech materials experimentation.

Lawrence has lectured internationally in over 20 countries. His design and illustration clients include major international newspapers, magazines, book publishers, design studios and advertising agencies. Lawrence is Proferssor of Illustration; he is the author of nine published books on graphic arts, including Fifty Years of Illustration and Ladybird by Design and is contributor to numerous international publications.

Lawrence is a graduate of the Royal College of Art, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the Design Council Sounding Board, trustee of both the De La Warr Pavilion and Creative Conscious and a former trustee of D&AD. Lawrence has twice been appointed to the Executive Board of ico-D, the International Council of Design.

Pro Vice-Chancellor
Research, Innovation and Enterprise