Mr Ivor Williams
Lead for End-of-Life Care at Helix Centre, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London
Ivor Williams is a Scottish designer dedicated to transforming our relationship to life, death and loss. He is Lead for End-of-Life Care at the Institute of Global Health Innovation and Helix Centre at Imperial College London, leading cross-functional teams of designers, developers, academics, clinicians and policy analysts. He previously co-founded the mental health start-up Humane Engineering and created the NHS-approved music therapy app, Cove. He is an advisor to start-ups and venture groups including Zinc VC and other organisations such as End Well and The Collective Psychology Project, and is a visiting lecturer at Imperial College London. In 2018, he was named a New Radical by innovation foundation Nesta and the Observer newspaper for "pioneering a human-centric approach to the experience of dying, bereavement and grief".