Prior to joining JWSS, Silvia has worked for some 15 years in the creative sector in Germany and England in a range of positions in curatorial and educational projects at major public art galleries and art and design practice-based universities.
As General Manager of the Association of Illustrators she initiated the campaign for fairer contracts for visual creators and represented the organisation at the British Copyright Council and the Creators Rights Alliance.
At University of the Arts London, she led the development of IP information resources and training for creative students and small businesses working closely with leading law firms specialising in IP. She also produced resources and lead workshops on intellectual property for the World Intellectual Property Organisation and the Academy of the European Patent Office.
Silvia remains involved in a research project on design rights infringement and its impact on rights holders commissioned by the UK Intellectual Property Office.
Silvia is a German native speaker.
We are located at Somerset House and are delighted to be a part of its creative community.