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Mark Shayler discusses the importance of re-shoring, explaining how design is a superpower that can turn things around.

Mark Shayler has used eco-design to save his clients over £120 million and designs products, packaging and services. He forecasts trends, and works on innovation. He runs a project called Rebel Cell that sees start-ups built inside large organisations. He is author of “Do Disrupt: Change the status quo or become it” and is a founding partner of the Do Lectures. He is a Design Council design associate, a Manufacturing Advisory Service advisor and is a key lead in the RSA’s Great Recovery events. www.thisisape.co.uk.

The lecture took place in May 2015 at Imperial College London.

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