Policy Analyst – Design for Policy

Jennifer-Ellen Rudkin (PhD) is a designer and researcher exploring the possibilities of Design for Policy. Her interests focus on developing a design activity that participates in current emerging social and societal issues. Trained at the ESADSE (École great Supérieure d’Art et de Design de Saint-Étienne, France) and at RISD (Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA), she holds a PhD in Design from the Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Prior to joining the EU Policy Lab team, she worked on the direction and coordination of international projects, events and workshops at the intersection of Design and Foresight; notably on the Future of Work, on Food Futures and on the development of Futures Literacy Labs, at UNESCO. She also taught Design at the Design School of East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai, China.