About us

 
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The Academy

Established in June 2017, the Academy is Malaysia’s leading provider of short courses in the Jewellery design industry.

Through a modular series of ever-expanding classes and workshops, The Academy aims to develop jewellers and jewellery designers who are relevant in the current age.

 
Everything should be as simple as possible, but no simpler
— Albert Einstein

The Team

 
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Lucy Walker, Creative Director

The founder of The Academy, Lucy Walker is a British jewellery designer specialising in unique and unusual gemstones together with diamonds and precious metals.

Having worked in the industry for over 12 years, Lucy has honed her skills throughout the world working for leading jewellers in the United States and Australia, whilst at the same time as perusing her own work.

Lucy graduated from the prestigious School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University with a first-class honors degree in Jewellery and Silversmithing. She is also a qualified gemmologist certified by the Gemological Institute of America and Gemmological Association of Great Britain.

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Vennice Aw, Creative Director

Specialising in both hand rendering using various mediums, and computer aided design - Vennice Aw brings design skills from one of Malaysia’s top jewellery houses to the Academy.

Inspiration for Vennice is everywhere from her classical training to her constant experimentation with different mediums. A big fan of creating models before a final piece ensures she can bring out the creativity in anyone.

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Shaun Terence Teo, Business Director

The business force behind Lucy Walker Jewellery, Shaun Teo, is a Malaysian legal professional who has worked with one of the leading firms in Kuala Lumpur’s legal scene and several other major corporations as their legal counsel.

He graduated from Cardiff University with a Bachelors of Laws and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2011 and subsequently the Malaysian Bar in 2013. His knowledge, experience and skills ensure our operations run smoothly to provide the best student experience possible.