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Prof. Lorraine Gamman Director image

Lorraine Gamman is Professor of Design at Central Saint Martins (CSM), part of the University of the Arts London (UAL); also also Visiting Professor with the Designing Out Crime Research Centre at the University of Technology Sydney…

Adam Thorpe Co-Director image

Adam Thorpe is Reader in Socially Responsive Design, Co-Director of the Design Against Crime Research Centre (DACRC) and founder of UAL’s DESIS (Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability) Lab…

Prof. Paul Ekblom Professor of Design Against Crime image

Paul read psychology at University College London, where he also gained his PhD. He spent much of his career as a researcher in the UK Home Office, centring on crime […]

Marcus Willcocks Research Fellow / Designer image

Marcus Willcocks is 0.6 Research Fellow and co-designer with the Design Against Crime Research Centre (DACRC) and the Socially Responsive Design and Innovation Hub at Central Saint Martins, and the […]

Dani Davies Research Centre Manager image

Dani keeps the Design Against Crime Research Centre’s administrative and office requirements afloat and also project manages many of its research projects (and staff). She is originally from Croatia …

Chloe Griffith Research Centre Administrator image

Chloe is the Administrator at Design Against Crime Research Centre and helps ensure the smooth running of the office, working closely with Dani Davies. She studied at Chelsea College of Art and completed a BA …

Alaistair Steele Research Student image

Alaistair is the recipient of LINK Doctoral Bursary for a Practice-led Design PhD on Innovation Against ATM Crime. He aims to enhance customer experience and improve customer security…

Mark Simpkins Digital Designer image

Mark has worked in the internet and digital media industry since 1995 at AKQA, BBC as well as start-ups such as Moonfruit and Impossible. He has developed digital tools and platforms to increase participation with…

Lucy Russell Research Student image

Lucy Russell lives and draws in London, having graduated in BA (Hons) Fine Art Printmaking from Winchester School of Art and MA at the Royal College of Art. She is […]

Hena Ali

A practising graphic designer, Dr Hena Ali graduated with a practice-led PhD in Graphic Communication Design from Central Saint Martins in 2014. With an undergraduate degree in Graphic Design, a Masters…

Simon Bolton

Royal College of Art graduate, designer and innovation consultant, Simon is Director of the Centre for Competitive Creative Design at Cranfield University and Chair of Creative Design …

Kate Bowers

Kate is a Reader at the Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science, UCL. She has worked in the field of environmental criminology for over fifteen years. Her research has generally focused on applying quantitative methods to crime …

Jamie Brasset

Jamie studied Philosophy and Literature before completing a PhD in Philosophy (Warwick) in 1993 and has worked at Central Saint Martins since 1995. After running Contextual Studies for BA (Hons) Product Design for …

Ike Gray

Ian ‘Ike’ Gray is a Metropolitan Police Officer who has contributed to the project over several years. Initially interested in the novel ways to analyse and combat bike crime and bag theft proposed by …

Ben Hughes

Ben trained as an Industrial Designer in the UK. After working for consultancies in Taiwan and Australia, he settled back in London, where he was Course Director of MA Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins …

Monica Hundal

Monica’s role involves working with the various initiatives and staff of the Innovation Centre to develop commercial opportunities (e.g. consultancy, licensing and merchandising) and a range of enterprise activities …

Joe Hunter

Joe is Co-director of Vexed Generation Clothing Ltd discussing social issues via socially responsive garment and product design. He has also co-founded Catweasle Recycled Clothing championing recycled/eco …

Val Palmer

Val is currently a Senior Lecturer in Design and also the Academic Course Co-ordinator for the BA Graphic Design course at Central Saint Martins. She has also led both the MA Communication Design programme …

Jackie Piper

Jackie studied in the USA before returning to complete MA in Industrial Design at the Royal College of Art. She has been working in the creative industries for several years for companies such as …

Nick Rhodes

Nicholas is a Designer and Educator with some 20 years experience in practice. He is currently Course Director in Product Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London …

Christopher Thomas

Christopher was trained as a product designer. He has worked on branded packaging, exhibitions, graphic identity, web design and product design with a focus on people and the way that the ‘object’ …

Rob Thompson

Rob Thompson is a designer living and working in London. He graduated from Central Saint Martins Product Design and went on to teach there for four years, specialising in materials and manufacturing …

Dale Russell

DACRC Advisor and Visiting Professor at CSM

David Matthews

David is an award-winning writer and journalist with extensive print and broadcast media experience. His interests in narrating contemporary life has resulted in the authorship of three critically acclaimed books…

Steve Russell

Steve is an artist who deals with issues of self, identity and symbols through the medium of paint. He has developed a figurative style that marries diverse elements into an […]

Rahul Boggaram

Rahul worked as an interior designer in India across all disciplines. During this time he developed an attention to detail & was interested in the interaction between humans and products. He relocated to London to …

Duygu Aksoy

Duygu is currently studying BA Graphic Design at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in Istanbul. In 2007 she qualified for an Erasmus exchange program on the Graphic Arts and Design Course at the Fine Arts Academy …

Ilana Ben-Ari

Ilana received her Bachelor of Industrial Design (with distinction) in 2006 from Carleton University, Canada. Her major thesis project: a 3d musical puzzle for visually impaired children won “Best in Show” in the prestigious a.c.i.d.o…

Alessandra Bosi

Alessandra got her Postgraduate Degree in Design for Visual Communication at LCC in 2010. After completing her studies, she has been working as a freelance graphic designer and in-house designer on several projects…

Theo Bridge

Theo is a freelance Designer-Researcher and co-founder of HOUSE Collective. He has a background in Industrial Design and has worked with the likes of DesignersBlock, IDEO and Seymourpowell …

Michael Chan

Michael graduated at London College of Communication in 2007, specialising in Information Design. He worked on designing an identity for Feelgood with DAC and Fonehouse, The project built up a platform to increase …

Jaqueline Chang

Jacqueline graduated from the MA Innovation Management Course at Central Saint Martins in 2010. She worked as a DAC business research assistant on the ‘Stop Thief Chair’ and ‘Grippa’ hooks projects …

Ryan Dunn

Ryan worked with DAC as a research assistant on the Bikeoff project during summer 2007. Ryan graduated from Loughborough University in 2006 with a 1st Class degree in Multi-media Textile design …

Lai-Lyn Fong

Lai-Lyn graduated with an MA in Innovation Management from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in 2010. Her role as Business Research intern for DAC is to liaise with the business community and to …

Georgina Hansford

Georgina graduated from the Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science, UCL, in 2008 with an MSc in Crime Science. Having worked part-time with DAC for several years as both a research assistant and intern …

Satoru Kusakabe

Satoru studied Fashion Design in Japan, then moved to London to study Product Design at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design and graduated in 2011. Over the years, he developed an understanding of creative …

Keni Lam

Keni completed an in MA Design Studies at Central Saint Martins in 2009. Keni’s main task with DAC involved the CSM bike stand observations. He also worked on the Holborn Unlocked project–poster / stand design …

Mike Lambourn

Mike graduated from Central Saint Martins with a BA in Product Design. Since graduating, he has worked at Design Against Crime while developing the Smartlock. He then spent two years in the Far East …

Jessica Lertvilai

Jessica has an MA in Industrial Design from Central Saint Martins and has studied at York University and Sheridan College Institute in Toronto, Canada. Jessica currently manages and develops the Materials & Products …

Eva Liparova

Eva graduated from MA in Enterprise & Management for Creative Arts at London College of Communication in 2009 and worked in business development of Performance & Experience Economy at Central …

Maya Littman

Maya has graduated with a BA Hons in Graphic Design New Media from the University of the Creative Arts Epsom in June 2010. Since then she has been working for various organisations such as Channel 4 Britdoc Foundation…

Eleanor Maclure

Eleanor graduated from BA (Hons) Graphic Design at Nottingham Trent University in 2006 and worked as a graphic designer for a large international architectural practice until the start of 2010. She is currently studying …

Loreen Mamerow

Loreen has a MSc in Crime Science (Distinction) from the Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science, UCL and a BSc. in Psychology (1st Class) from Goldsmiths College London. Her MSc dissertation focused on the effect victim …

Francis Mason

Francis graduated from the BA Fine Art course at Chelsea College of Art and Design in 2009. As DAC intern he works on a number of cycle security focused projects. He also took part in a project led by DAC …

Robert McColgan

Robert has a background in Fine Art, having completed a BA in Printmaking at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin in 2005. He moved to London in early 2007 and graduated from the MA …

Christian Nyampeta

Christian Nyampeta is an artist living and working in London. His previous practices explored the progressive aspects of the carnivalesque within the quotidian and the domesticities….

Stef Orla

Stefania graduated with a BA (Hons) Illustration at University of Creative Arts in 2008 and worked as an intern for DAC until May 2009. She helped as a project and research assistant on the website …

Jamie Oxtoby

Jamie has recently completed his second year of BA Design at Goldsmiths, University of London. Using an interdisciplinary approach to design learning, has allowed him to develop his own creative approach…

Matthew Pateman

Matthew graduated from BA (Hons) Product Design at Central Saint Martins in 2009 and later that year enrolled on an MSc post-graduate degree course in Interactive Multimedia. He got involved with Design Against …

Peter Perras

Peter graduated from the University of Technology Sydney in 2009, as an Interior Architect. He got involved with the Design Against Crime team in his final year major project, which targeted end-of-trip …

Georgina Potier

Georgina completed her MA at Central Saint Martins in Communication Design in 2007. She is an award winning designer/illustrator who believes her strengths lie in bridging the gap between illustration …

Alex Rose

Alex is currently studying advertising at the London College of communication BA design course. He is a passionate activist on all issues relating to young people and education. Alex spear-headed the “STOP Campaign” …

Andrew Tan

Andrew completed his MA in Innovation Management Course at Central Saint Martins in 2010 and is currently actively involved in the field of innovation, design and business. Some of the organisations that he has …

Francesca Ulivari

Francesca graduated from MA Communication Design at Central Saint Martins in 2009. After graduating, she worked as a design and editorial assistant in the publishing industry. As DAC intern she was working …

Marcos Villalba

Marcos was born in Madrid in 1980. He Graduated from BA (Hons) Graphic Design at Central Saint Martins in 2008. During his time as a student Marcos worked as an intern at DAC. That was the beginning of an on-going …

Anna Warne

Anna graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Criminology and Social Policy from Northumbria University. She was also awarded the Britland Prize for Social Policy following her final year results …

James Woodward

James studied Environmental Management at the University of Leeds. As DAC intern he was working on a project led by the DAC and hosted by the Southbank Centre investigating opportunities to work with …

Alessia Giardino

Alessia is a textile and surface designer. Graduated from Central Saint Martins with an MA in Design for Textile Futures, she foregrounds innovation and materials, highlighting their sensorial and aesthetic features …

Rachel Immanuel

Rachel is a communication designer and researcher who enjoys working on social innovation projects. She graduated from Central Saint Martins with a Masters in Communication Design…

Masami Lavault

Masami studied Philosophy, Literature and History of Art at the Université de la Sorbonne in Paris. She then graduated in Industrial Design at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria. She is currently completing her…

Alex Trench

Alex graduated from Oxford University in 2009 with a BA in History. As an intern at DAC he has been helping produce case studies on best practice cycle parking facilities in the UK and EU for the Civitas Archemedies project …

Rita Maldonado Branco

Rita graduated in Design from Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal in 2008. She has been working as graphic designer since then. In 2010 she moved to London to start the MA in Communication Design at Central Saint Martins …

Matt Malpass Research Fellow in Critical Design image

Dr. Matt Malpass is Course Coordinator on MA Industrial Design at CSM and a Research Fellow in Critical Design in the Socially Responsive Design and Innovation Hub at Central Saint […]

Eva Xie

Eva creates multi-disciplinary projects and international collaborations that situate her work at the intersections of urban studies, interaction design and service design. The concept of Eva’s work centers on …

Lubna Malik

Lubna graduated in Product Design from Central Saint Martins. She is interested in Social Innovation Projects and Service design, as they are areas that deal with people in our society […]

Pras Gunasekera

Pras graduated in Architectural Studies from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2005 to work within the Architectural field as well as in Advertising. He then completed his MA […]

Peter Lally

Peter graduated from UWE in Bristol in 2010 completing a BA in Marketing Communications and then moved to London. His interest in skateboarding and its affiliated culture led him to […]

Naomi Bailey-Cooper

Naomi worked with Design Against Crime in 2012/2013 as part of a unique project for an international fashion brand. She had previously graduated from Central St Martins Fashion Design Womenswear […]

Joe Juiler

Joe is Research Assistant on the DESIS UK networking project based within the Socially Responsive Design and Innovation Hub at Central Saint Martins. Before joining Central Saint Martins, Joe worked […]

Rita Fernandez Business Intern image

Rita is currently an MA Innovation Management candidate at Central Saint Martins, where she is investigating the convergence of design and enterprise. With a background in Fine Art and Business, […]

Agata Ballaun Business Intern image

Agata graduated in MA Innovation Management from Central Saint Martins in 2013. Before that, she studied Journalism and Culture Studies at Warsaw University, Poland. She also spent 6 months in […]