Richie Manu is an award winning university lecturer, author, designer and TEDx Speaker.

He has a background in design, branding and communications, specialising in personal, professional and business development, working with many individuals and organisations from all over the world to achieve targets and results for growth. He is also a trusted advisor to start-ups and entrepreneurs devising strategies on differentiating and standing out in competitive fields.

Richie holds a Masters Degree in Design Studies; a Post Grad Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education; and is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

He is also Senior Lecturer and Course Tutor on MA Applied Imagination in the Creative Industries at Central St. Martins in London

Richie has worked in Hong Kong where he was a Lecturer on the International Design Camp Programme in Hong Kong Poly U and Hong Kong Design Institute, working with design students from across the globe.

Richie continues to work on design and creative projects for clients in the UK and Europe with projects including retail branding for clients via retail giant Westfield. He has also just completed a major digital design and branding project for Digital Europe based in Brussels.