Davina Mallinckrodt (née Weir-Willats), is an entrepreneur and a communications director who works in the field of design, interiors and the arts. She is the founder director of Cultural Agenda, a highly respected specialist marketing communications and brand development agency and, over a three-decade career, has been a senior advisor to many of the most recognised and successful businesses in the design sector.
A Trustee of the Design Museum, Davina sits on the Curatorial, Nominations and Enterprise Committees and is a Patron of the Museum. She is a Trustee and Founder Patron of the London School of Architecture and has recently been appointed to the Advisory Board of the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford.
Davina is on the Advisory Panel of InTo University, a leading charity for social mobility through education, a cause she has supported for more than a decade and one of a range of Philanthropic activities she, and her husband Phillip, undertake.
Davina is a collector of design and ceramics, with her latter focus being on supporting the work of new or younger ceramic artists. She is delighted to have been asked to judge the Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize, promoting the work of talented new artists in this field.