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Lady Rachel Cooper OBE

Non-Executive Member, Connected Places Catapult
Rachel Cooper OBE is Non-Executive member of the Connected Places Catapult board, she is also Distinguished Professor of Design Management and Policy at Lancaster University, where she is founding Director of ImaginationLancaster, an open and exploratory design-led research lab conducting applied and theoretical research into people, products, places and their interactions. She has published extensively on these topics, including, Wellbeing and the Environment (2014) Living in Digital Worlds (2018). She has held numerous advisory roles including a Lead Expert for the UK Government Foresight programme on the Future of Cities 2013-16, and board member of the International Council for Science Scientific Committee for Health and Wellbeing in the Changing Urban Environment.