A passionate collaborator and natural relationship-builder, she believes in the power of design to drive change through working systemically, bridging organisational divides and building empathy. She thrives in complex environments, managing diverse expectations and balancing multiple stakeholders’ needs sensitively to reach impactful outcomes. She has a knack for making the abstract tangible and a talent for seeing the big picture and bringing it down to earth.
Harriet is an accomplished illustrator, visual thinker and graphic recorder. She has completed commissions for Royal College of Art, Harper Collins, JP Morgan, Service Design Hong Kong, UX Australia and more. Harriet also works as a mental health counsellor, volunteering with young people at Headspace centres and advocating for mental health awareness.
Harriet has co-authored research articles on the intersection of emerging technology and human-centred design with Melbourne School of Engineering, as well as had research articles into lived experience of domestic & family violence published by The Guardian, UK. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours in Design) from Goldsmiths University, London and a Graduate Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy from Cairnmillar Institute, Melbourne.
Harriet loves to write and illustrate stories and can often be found chipping away at her latest graphic short story. She also loves to hike, foster animals and give homemade tattoos.