Jeremy Myerson
Prof. Jeremy Myerson
Helen Hamlyn Professor of Design / Royal College of Art / UK

Jeremy Myerson is an academic, author and activist in design and innovation. Helen Hamlyn Professor of Design at the Royal College of Art and a Visiting Fellow in the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing at the University of Oxford, he is also Director of the Worktech Academy, a new global knowledge network exploring the future of work and workplace. Jeremy is a former journalist and editor. He founded Design Week magazine in 1986 and later, in 1999, co-founded the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, the Royal College of Art’s largest research centre, which specializes in innovation for ageing and healthcare. He is an authority on the opportunities for design at a time of unprecedented social, demographic and technological change, and the author of more than 20 books in the field. He speaks regularly at leading conferences around the world and sits on the advisory boards of design institutes in Korea, Switzerland and Hong Kong. He was recently named by Wired magazine as one of Britain’s 100 most influential people in digital technology.

Session: Forum 1 – Shaping Healthy Cities

Date: 15 Jun

Session: InnoDesign Leadership CEO Forum

Date: 16 Jun