Piotr Swiatek


As a Researcher in the Design and Innovation Policy Team, Piotr works on projects from a portfolio of multi-million pound European, research and government contracts.  Projects such as developing design-driven innovation policies and support programmes for design, building capacity for design thinking in the public sector, and testing new, design-based approaches in political decision-making or circular economy.
Piotr is an aesthete and enthusiast of design approach. After graduating in Finance and Accounting from Cracow University of Economics, Piotr completed a Masters degree in Culture Management at Jagiellonian University, Cracow by defending his thesis on Design Management in Poland. He wrote the Polish Design Manifesto and has work for Rolls-Royce, Castle Cieszyn Design Centre and as a freelance design researcher.