ICOGRADA APPOINTS DAVID LANCASHIRE AND GRÉGOIRE SERIKOFF TO THE EXECUTIVE BOARD

19 January 2009
Montreal (Canada) - Icograda is proud to announce that David Lancashire AGI, director of David Lancashire Design, and Grégoire Serikoff, partner of The Value Web, have joined the Executive Board. "We are honoured to have David and Greg join our leadership team," said Don Ryun Chang, Icograda President.
Montreal (Canada) - Icograda is proud to announce that David Lancashire AGI, director of David Lancashire Design, and Grégoire Serikoff, partner of The Value Web, have joined the Executive Board. "We are honoured to have David and Greg join our leadership team," said Don Ryun Chang, Icograda President. "Their professional experience and networks demonstrate Icograda's commitment to use design as a medium for progressive change."

Originally from the United Kingdom, David is based in Melbourne, Australia. David's work has been recognised with many awards and has appeared in numerous Australian and international design publications. With more than 25 years in the design industry, David's experience encompasses a wide range of design disciplines including corporate identity programs, packaging, publication design, exhibition and environmental design. A former Victorian President of the Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA) and president of the Melbourne Art Directors Club, David was a member of the Advisory Committee at the RMIT Photography Department, the Advisory Board of Australia Post, and the Graphic Design Advisory Committee for Phillip Institute of Technology which became The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. David’s most recent work in the area of interpretative design has been awarded and praised by his peers, especially his collaboration with indigenous cultures that has resulted in world class visitor centres in remote parts of Australia.

Grégoire is an independent designer and facilitator based in Paris, France. He is a founding member of The Value Web and a member of the Accelerated Solutions Environment network. In the past nine years, he has lead or contributed to the design and delivery of collaborative work sessions, addressing strategy, transformation, change management, learning and innovation, for more than a hundred public and private international organisations. He has developed his research and competences with an approach focusing on design, collaboration, leadership, ecosystems and creative environments. Design expert for the World Economic Forum, Greg has run multiple sessions at Davos since 2005. He is a Regional Ambassador of Index: Design to Improve Life. Greg's professional background includes work at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Paris, the French Embassy in Moscow and with the NGO "Médecins du Monde" (Doctors of the World) in Chechnya and Kosovo.



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