I enjoy talking about design strategy, design culture and organizational stuff. I've given talks in English and French to various audiences ranging from design enthusiasts to Banks' CEOs. If you'd like to invite me to speak at your event, please get in touch.

The UX Efficient Frontier

For years we, designers, have been celebrated for making everything easier. For decluttering complex and convoluted interfaces. For adding a bit of emotion to all those dull screens.

But can we go too far sometimes?

Resources: Slides
  • Presented at:
  • Fintech Design Summit, online webinar, Nov 2020

Ok We Have a Design System, Now What?

What happens once you’ve laid out the basics and foundations of your design system? When the components and guidelines are “done”?

A design system is a living organism, and there’s always more to do. So what’s next?

Resources: Slides Slides 🇫🇷

Design x Strategy: Minding Other People’s Business

We're in a world of rising visibility and responsibilities for design. Yet, "with great power comes great responsibility".

This talk shares several tips on how designers can get a seat at the table and keep it.

  • Presented at:
  • UCD Gathering, online workshop, Oct 2020
  • UX in Lux, online workshop, Oct 2020
  • Interaction Design Foundation, online master class, Mar 2020
  • UX Live Conference in London, UK, Nov 2019
  • IxDA Meetup in Marseille, France, Oct 2019
  • UX Days Conference in Paris, France, Jun 2019

From Silos to Systems: Design for Change

How can companies optimise for responsiveness and reduce design entropy? This case study covers how we used design to implement systemic change in a 150-year-old bank.

Resource: Slides
  • Presented at:
  • Financial Services CX Conference in London, UK Postponed
  • CX Summit in Athens, Greece, Nov 2019
  • Societe Generale TechWeek in Paris, France, Nov 2019
  • UXDX Conference in Dublin, Ireland, Oct 2019
  • Designing for Fintech UX Crunch in London, UK, Feb 2019

Design x Improv: Your Design Safe Space (workshop)

It takes more than just being a great designer to succeed in your work environment. Let's use improv and roleplay to help you thrive at work!

  • Hosted for:
  • UX Live Conference in London, UK, Nov 2019
  • UX and Digital Design Week in London, UK, Aug 2019

Using Design to Increase Client Centricity

What makes a product successful? If you cannot clearly define what problem the product solves, then it’s not viable… it’s just sexy.

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