Director of the Open Change service design and innovation company. Clients include The Scottish Government, NHS, Creative Scotland and other local government and third sector organisations.

V&A Dundee made Hazel White and Mike Press joint recipients of its Design Champions award for their work in Open Change "as committed advocates of the power of design to change lives – by giving professionals and communities the tools and confidence to come together to make those changes themselves.” In his previous academic career, he was professor at three UK universities, leading research and establishing courses in design management and service design - and co-author of key texts on design which have been translated into Russian, Spanish and Chinese. As a popular public speaker, he has delivered keynotes across the world.