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Dr Janey D.K.
Design Talks co-founder.

Currently, Janey is a lecturer in design communication in a U.K. HE institution. In terms of T&L, her underlying philosophy is that design practitioners should be presented with a theoretical underpinning and a whole host of soft skills in order for them to operate successfully. As a research fellow based both in the UK and China, Janey has developed her research interests in design management, design thinking, knowledge transfer, design policy and the role of higher education in economic growth.

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Toby/Chengwei Mao
Design Talks co-founder.

Toby/Chengwei Mao is a visual communicator, practice-based art (research) worker, and M.Res student at the Glasgow School of Art, currently based in Glasgow. He is interested in material culture, methodologies and ethics studies in creative practices.

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