NICO LEONARD (AUS)
STRATEGIC DESIGN DIRECTOR, FABRIC
Nico is a design leader with 15 years experience practicing across the strategic, service, and speculative design space.
Based in Tokyo, Nico has worked in consulting, startup, and corporate contexts with organisations in Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, US, and UK – creating cultures of experimentation to help scale both new ventures and existing businesses.
Nico's experience includes: experience strategy and futures thinking for global brands; leading and recruiting inclusive design and strategy teams; employee experience programs; social impact and sustainability strategy; fintech incubation; data ethics advocacy; design education; and innovation for health and government services.
This has included collaborations with: Amazon, Metlife, HSBC, NAB, Auspost, New Balance, Canada Goose, PwC, Uber, Xero, Medipass, and RMIT University.