Jeremy Myerson is a writer, speaker, academic and author on design and innovation. He holds the Helen Hamlyn Chair of Design at the Royal College of Art and is Director of the WORKTECH Academy, a global knowledge network exploring the future of work and workplace. He is also a Visiting Fellow in the Oxford Institute for Population Ageing, University of Oxford, and sits on the advisory boards of design institutes in Hong Kong, Switzerland and South Korea.
Jeremy Myerson founded Design Week magazine in 1986. He co-founded the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design - the Royal College of Art’s largest centre for design research - in 1999, which he directed for 16 years. His research ranges across designing for ageing, health, work and cities. The author of more than 20 books in the field, he has also curated many national design exhibitions including New Old: Designing for our Future Selves and Doing A Dyson at The Design Museum and Rewind: 40 years for Design and Advertising at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
In 2016, Jeremy Myerson received an Honorary Doctorate from the RCA for his international contribution to design research.