John Cavani

Director of Marketing, Communications and International

+44 (0)1473 338664
Marketing, Communications and International

Karen Davis, Professional Assistant and Office Coordintor; Directorate of Marketing, Communications and International

+44 (0)1473 338649
John Cavani staff profile photo

John joined the University of Suffolk in April 2022 as Interim Director of Marketing and Student Recruitment and in June 2023 he was appointed as Director of the newly restructured Directorate of Marketing, Communications and International.
John has over 25 years’ experience in higher education marketing across the UK and in Australia. He began his career at Glasgow Caledonian University, before becoming Head of Marketing at the University of Edinburgh. He continued his career in Australia as Director of Marketing & Planning for Charles Darwin University, before returning to the UK in 2017 as Director of Marketing & External Relations for Cardiff Metropolitan University.
In his current role, John is responsible for providing strategic leadership across the key areas of communications, marketing, international, brand, student recruitment, admissions and external engagement.

John is a Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) and is an AMI Certified Practising Marketer. 

John is the UK National Representative for EUPRIO, the European higher education communications network, and also sits on the EUPRIO Steering Committee.