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 London-based courses.
Design Thinkers Bootcamp
Explore the design and innovation cycle in five, fast-paced days
Design Thinking Fundamentals
Discover the essentials of service design and design thinking in this short introductory course
Design Thinking Facilitation
Develop your facilitation style and grow your skills over two dynamic days
Boost the way you think and communicate creatively in two transformative days
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
Eddie is the author of 10 books on innovation, change and leadership, and his clients have included HSBC, GlaxoSmithKline and Rolls-Royce. Described by the Financial Times as a “leading revolutionary”, Eddie is a professor within the School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Henley Business School and the founder of Pentacle, the virtual business school.
Rachel started her professional life for over a decade in design as an architect, training at the Royal College of Art. For the last three years, Rachel has supported organisations as a visual thinking designer, fac-illustrator, strategist and visual thinking trainer. Her experience takes a diagonal slice across sectors and scales, working with startups, entrepreneurs, small businesses, millenial cultures and in big organisations.
J Paul Neeley
Designer & Researcher
J. Paul is a Designer and Researcher based in London and Senior Tutor in Service Design at the Royal College of Art. He has a background in Service Design, Interaction Design, Design Research, and Strategy. J. Paul has worked professionally at Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation as Service Designer & and at Unilever in Consumer & Market Insights on brand development.
Holly May Mahoney
Holly is a service designer with experience that spans the private and public sectors and includes work on health, ageing and civic engagement. She has a Service Design MA degree from the Royal College of Art (RCA) in London and has worked as a Research Associate at the Helen Hamlyn Centre. She was most recently a Teaching Fellow at Stanford’s d-school.
professionals bringing their expertise across 25 countries
99% of delegates would recommend our courses.Design Thinkers Academy London delegate feedback