Gerry Scullion is Founder of The Human Centered Design Network, home to the Number-1 Human Centered Design podcast and design community.
In 2023, Gerry sets out to launch Makers & Doers School, an in-person design school for children aged 6-12 in Ireland, where he will create a curriculum that weaves service design thinking and doing for the next generation of thinkers and doers.
He is author of the 'Service Design for Executives' course on Pluralsight.
In 2022, Gerry signed a podcasting deal with Spotify. To date, This is HCD has been downloaded over 890,000 times and listened to in over 140-countries.
He has over 21-years professional design experience across a range of industries such as finance, healthcare, media, public services, social media, fin-tech and both traditional and online publishing. From 2018 onwards, Gerry has mainly trained and coached organisations globally through his former business, This is Doing.
He contributed to the book ‘This is Service Design Doing’ (O’Reilly 2018) focusing on chapters about effective prototyping, and embedding Service Design teams within organisations alongside 200 service designers from around the globe.
Gerry has held roles as Councillor for Ireland as well as NSW Convenor for Royal Society of Arts .
He regularly speaks at international design conferences, mainly focussing on how organisations can work to become more human-centered in their approach to designing services.
In his spare time, he likes to daydream, improve his barista skills, fly drones, grow vegetables in this garden and play ukulele and guitar.
He lives in Ireland with his beautiful wife and two young children, near the sea in Clontarf, Dublin.