Melanie Andrews

Melanie is Manager of the RSA’s Faculty of Royal Designers for Industry, a multi-disciplinary group of leading designers appointed ‘RDI’ for sustained excellence and significant benefit to society. As well as running the RDI nomination process, the highest accolade for a designer in the UK, Melanie develops initiatives with them that add value to the RSA, in particular through the RSA’s Action and Research Centre and Family of Academies.

A member of the RSA design team since 2001, Melanie has worked with a broad range of experts in design, education and industry, on projects where design is specifically used to solve contemporary social challenges; including the RSA’s Student Design Awards, Design & Rehabilitation, and The Great Recovery.