Frank Peters | Executive Board Member | UK
"If we want clients, government and society to understand the value of what professional designers do then we need to ensure that designers themselves understand what they do and that they are able to articulate it coherently. To do so they need a professional vocabulary and framework that harmonises with other professionals to reinforce their particular skill sets and value in whatever context or wherever they practice."
Frank Peters
Executive Board Member | UK
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Trained as an exhibition designer, Frank went on to form his own multidisciplinary creative consultancy.
Since 2001, as Chief Executive of the Chartered Society of Designers, he has been instrumental in developing its governance and strategy. He conceived, developed and achieved, ‘The Register of Chartered Designers’, and the Society’s education initiative, ‘CSD Course Endorsement Programme’, based on the framework for professional practice which he also designed and developed.

In discussion with Society’s patron, he arranged to take over the management of the Prince Philip Designers Prize and initiate the Prince Philip Student Design Awards both of which he is the Honorary Secretary. He is a member of the Quality Assurance Agency PSRB steering group, a regular speaker at international fora and is a qualified Chartered Director.