Coaching & Mentoring

Professional Coaching & Workshops

Climate KIC – The Journey Summer School 2016 & 2017

Using my background in Sustainable Design Innovation to support & coach 36 summer school students through design thinking, ideation techniques and tools, team and business development, market research, planning and pitching (oh and with healthy doses of ecodesign, circular economy, LCA and system thinking ) – all during a 5 week intensive journey

  • 2016 Netherlands, Trondheim, Norway and  Warwick University
  • 2017 Lisbon, Valencia and Wroclaw Poland

“You have been an amazing coach, exceeding all expectations. Thank you for your commitment and advice”

“Thanks for the great coaching, inspiring stories, great smile and very positive energy!”

Read more details and here and get a taste of the experience.

Central Research Laboratory –  2015 to present

Supporting the startup teams in their business development alongside the community development. Also providing workshops and expertise for:

Student and project supervision and coaching
  • Prioritising “Design for recyclability” guidelines – tool (University of Twente – Netherlands)
  • Sustainable Design – Exploring outside traditional product boundaries: A methodology for mapping product relations (University of Twente – Netherlands)
  • Integrating the LCA Ecoscan process as a front end design tool (Swinburne  University of Technology – Australia)
  • Predicting Energy Thieves – a tool to identify, reduce and eliminate energy wastage (Chalmers Teknisk Design & Delft – Sweden, Netherlands)
  • R&D of Sustainable and Bio-based materials
  • Exploration of sustainable materials for a coffee machine