Vicky Richardson is Commissioner of the exhibition Home Economics for the British Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016. She became Director of Architecture Design Fashion at the British Council in 2010 and left in April this year to focus on writing and curating. Over the past six years she has led design projects around the world, including touring exhibitions and programmes in China, Korea, Nigeria, India, Brazil, Indonesia and Finland. From 2004 to 2010 she was Editor of Blueprint magazine and before that Deputy Editor of RIBA Journal. She has a degree in architecture from Westminster University, and recently completed an MA in Early Modern History at King’s College London, where she specialised in 18th century political publishing. Vicky is an Honorary Fellow of RIBA and a member of the advisory board of the V&A Dundee. She becomes Honorary Treasurer of the Architectural Association in June 2016.