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Prof Jeremy Myerson

Honorary Fellow

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

Professor Myerson is an Honorary Fellow at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing (2016-2018)

Professor Myerson is academic, author and activist in design. He holds the Helen Hamlyn Chair of Design at the Royal College of Art, London. A former journalist and editor, he founded Design Week magazine in 1986 and later co-founded the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design in 1999, which he directed for 16 years until October 2015. His research focuses on the practice of inclusive design at the intersections ageing, health and work. Jeremy is the author of a number of books and papers in the field, and has consulted widely with businesses and governments around the world. He sits on the advisory boards of design institutes in Korea, Switzerland and Hong Kong, and is a member the Lead Expert Group of the UK Government Future of Ageing Foresight panel.

For more information please visit Jeremy's biography page on the RCA website.