Stuart Walker was recently appointed Chair of Design for Sustainability at Manchester School of Art. He is also Emeritus Professor at Lancaster University, where he was co-founder/director of the ImaginationLancaster Design Research Centre; Emeritus Professor at the University of Calgary, Canada; and Visiting Professor of Sustainable Design at Kingston University, London. He has conducted research into Design for Sustainability and making practices in the US, China and the UK. His conceptual designs have been exhibited internationally, and his many books include Sustainable by Design; Design Roots (lead ed.); Design Realities and Design & Spirituality. His forthcoming book, Design for Resilience, will be published by MIT Press, in 2023.