Dr Tara French
Programme Director - Health and Wellbeing
Tara is a design psychologist and interdisciplinary researcher within care and wellbeing. An expert in facilitating transdisciplinary collaborations, she meaningfully engages diverse groups of stakeholders in the design process, from people with lived experience to policy makers. Her research focuses on the role of design in enabling a culture of innovation and resilience in complex contexts, with specialist interest in social care, mental wellbeing and palliative care. Tarais interested in how design can build resilience and empathy, particularly when exploring ‘taboo’ or sensitive subjects.