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Sophie Thomas

Sophie Thomas

Director of Design

 

Sophie has worked in the fields of sustainable design and material process for over 15 years, which has fuelled her curiosity about why things are the way they are. She wants improvement and knows that good design thinking is key.

Sevra	 Davis

Sevra Davis

Associate Director of Design and Manager of the RSA Student Design Awards

 

Sevra leads the delivery and global expansion of the RSA Student Design Awards, and has consulted on design for social impact for international government clients. Sevra is an architect and urban designer and spent 10 years working in industry.

Rebecca Ford

Rebecca Ford

Assistant Manager, RSA Student Design Awards

 

Rebecca manages the RSA Student Design Awards, a curriculum and competition that challenges emerging designers to apply their skills in new ways to tackle social issues. She's also a trustee of youth arts charity Phakama.

Melanie Andrews

Melanie Andrews

Manager, Royal Designers for Industry

 

Melanie is responsible for the RSA’s prestigious group of multidisciplinary designers appointed ‘RDI’ for sustained excellence and significant benefit to society. She develops initiatives and events with them for ARC and RSA Academies.