Design Thinkers Academy London is DK&A’s coaching and leadership development team, where we turn leaders into Design Thinkers that innovate in business.
Debug your thinking
Delight your customers
Depart from the obvious
Drive change across your organisation on one of our courses. We now offer courses online, as well as in our studio in Southfields, London. Our courses are taught by leading experts in the industry, training delegates from some of the world’s biggest companies.
Design Thinkers Bootcamp
Explore the design and innovation cycle in five, fast-paced days
Online Design Thinking Fundamentals
Discover the essentials of Design Thinking online in this introductory course
Online Design Thinking Facilitation
Build your Design Thinking facilitation skills through our interactive, live online course.
Build a foundational understanding of how to facilitate online meetings through our interactive, live online course.
Who we are
Our multi-disciplinary team of staff and Associates facilitate courses in Design Thinking as well as leading projects to drive positive change.
Part of a global network
Design Thinkers Academy London is independent and part of a global network headquartered in Amsterdam.
Some of our coaches
Mo-Ling is Course Leader for Design Management at LCC. She has over 20 years experience creating, managing and delivering diverse projects internationally. She has worked on integrated marketing campaigns, large-scale brand activations, exhibitions and with digital products with agencies and events including the Olympic Games and World Expos.
Joe Ferry is an award-winning creative leader who challenges industry conventions to make a difference. During his 15 years at Virgin Atlantic, he redefined the brand to focus on customer experience. Joe is a great advocate of design and has held positions on the UK’s Design Council and Executive Board of D&AD.
Becky is a research specialist and the owner and Head of Research at the award-winning strategic research agency, Revealing Reality. She has worked for a huge range of big brands, charities, marketing and advertising agencies and central and local government, including No 10 Downing Street and Pepsi. Becky is a previous winner of the AQR Qualitative Effectiveness Award.
Design Thinking Facilitator
Arnoud has been an active proponent of Design Thinking at P&G since 2008. He’s introduced user-centricity and innovation principles across a range of consumer goods categories. Now, as global business services manager with responsibility for divestiture and acquisitions, Arnoud is bringing Design Thinking to the heart of the company.
Facilitator & Associate
Catherine Collins is a principal and service designer at Moxie. She has led and scaled an award-winning design thinking and entrepreneurship program for Middlebury College. She collaborated with enterprises across sectors to scale service design within their organization at More than Metrics, and worked on the investment side of entrepreneurship.
professionals bringing their expertise across 25 countries
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