Paul Priestman

Paul Priestman is a designer and Chairman of PriestmanGoode, an industrial design consultancy whose work focuses on improving everyday experiences across transport, aviation and consumer products. Their expertise across a range of sectors has enabled the studio to consistently deliver new innovations, and win a host of prestigious awards, including the Queen's Award for Enterprise, the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards, the Future Friendly Award for Sustainable Design Innovation and numerous Travel and Transport Awards around the globe.

Today, Priestman is known not just for his client work, but for his award-winning future concepts – visionary ideas to improve our everyday lives and encourage sustainable, long-term thinking. He is an inspirational speaker on the subject of creative future thinking and the value of design to business.

In 2015, the Evening Standard voted Priestman one of London's 1000 most influential people for the third consecutive year. This January, he was also announced as one of Britain's 500 most influential individuals by The Sunday Times newspaper.