Susan Skrupa
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Susan Skrupa

Director / Creative ConsultantUnited Kingdom
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Susan Skrupa
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Susan Skrupa

Director / Creative ConsultantUnited Kingdom
About me
Architecture | Interiors | Lifestyle | Travel Director with international experience in design, customer experience and business leadership. Demonstrated history working across various cultures, sectors and disciplines, combined with a dynamic and inclusive leadership style that builds highly collaborative and successful teams. Hard working and self-motivated entrepreneurial spirit, able to balance creative ambition with commercial success. Strategic thinker with the ability to make critical decisions to accelerate growth and translate business strategy into measurable objectives. Global traveller, adventurer, featured writer, and mentor. Dual American and British citizenship.
Work history
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    DirectorCultural Innovations
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Business leadership role for consultancy specialising in visioning, planning and delivering museum, cultural heritage and visitor experiences. Responsibilities included overall business strategy and leadership, succession planning, US market development and expansion, operational management, and client development and management. Led emergency preparedness planning and successfully transitioned the company to remote working prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    Interior Design Director, GlobalUrban Revivo
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    In-house Head of Store Design role for Chinese retail brand with a focus on cross-cultural exchange and global expansion strategies to elevate the brand profile, design quality and customer experience. Led development of the store creative vision, brand DNA and strategy for the global expansion. Assumed ownership and responsibility for the creative output and design execution of the China based design teams including; customer experience, store design concepts, brand guidelines and standards, and store rollouts. Briefed and coordinated 3rd party designers and suppliers internationally. Managed London based procurement, construction and implementation teams. Provided input to property and franchise partners. Key projects: Global Flagship at London Westfields, Thai Flagship at IconSiam Bangkok Thailand, Singapore Flagship at Jewel Changi Airport
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Skills
  • Leadership
  • 3D Creative
  • Concepts/conceptual/art Direction/creative
  • Management
  • Architecture Interiors
  • Managing Teams
  • Design Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Strategy
  • Experience Design
Education
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    Bachelor of Architecture – B.ArchBoston Architectural College
     - Boston, United States
    Study / work placement year abroad in the UK (1994-95)