I grew up absorbing cultures, model making, and drawing. I'm a designer, creative director, and facilitator who brings structure and empathy to my work.

I've worked on products, systems and services: local and global creative campaigns; new technologies; toys; games; consumer electronics; furniture; sanitation; music videos; events and experiences. I'm fascinated by life centered design, indigenous knowledge and

I’m the founder and director of Nairobi Design Week, a design studio and annual festival, that works with our community to showcase design locally and globally.

I host the Afrika Design podcast, a creative tour of Africa, nominated 'Best Arts Podcast' in the 2022 APVA Awards.

On the board of World Design Weeks, I work to improve member experience, diversity, and data management.

Teams I've built have thrived at Reckitt, WSUP, Sun King and Busara.

Ask me about...

Strategic and design facilitation, life-centered design,