Rama Gheerawo

Director
The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art

SOCIAL IMPACT JUROR

Rama is an international figure within design. He won a Design Week ‘Hall of Fame’ award in 2019 and was named a 2018 Creative Leader by Creative Review alongside Paul Smith and Björk. He uses design to address diversity across age, ability, gender and race.

He is a serial innovator in the field of Inclusive Design and Design Thinking having led over 100 international projects with government, business, academia and the third sector with clients such as Samsung, Toyota and Panasonic.

He champions inclusive and empathic approaches through his pathfinding work in Creative Leadership, having trained thousands of people including over 700 civil servants. He holds visiting professorships and advisory roles globally for universities, awards and initiatives. He was just appointed to the RSA Decolonizing Design panel.