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Rich Gilbert

Rich Gilbert

Rich Gilbert is the co-founder of The Agency of Design a design consultancy helping organisations design a better future by re-thinking our physical and digital worlds.

Rich worked as an industrial designer, bringing products to market for Hewlett Packard before studying for an MA & MSc at the Royal College of Art and Imperial College. An embodied energy catalogue of his life, a dislike for toothbrush design and 3 toasters later he was thoroughly engaged in the complex challenges of achieving a sustainable future. Now part strategist and part designer he is equally involved with the systemic nature of sustainable design challenges as he is with the nuts and bolts of making these projects real.

Having helped start an environmental strategy department at Native design, engaging some of the worlds largest corporations in environmental design issues, Rich went on to found The Agency of Design. With projects recognized at an international level, The Agency of Design now works with clients ranging from medical start ups, to multinationals and government departments.

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