Judging Panel
Julia CHIU

Global Design Strategist & Professor

Musashino Art University


A global strategy producer, Julia Chiu is a Professor at Musashino Art University. She specialises in international policies on creative cities and has worked with governments and academic institutions across Europe, North America, and the Pacific Rim to implement design policies and strategic visions for the development of their creative industries. Chiu was Director of the International Design Center NAGOYA (IdcN) and served on the Mayor's Advisory Council on implementing the ten-year strategic plan (2010-2020) for Nagoya City and on the strategic visions for the economic development of Central Japan Region as a whole. Chiu also served as President of Ico-D (International Council of Design) and the Executive Board of WDO(World Design Organization).