Azmina Karimi Interview

Azmina is a Service and Experience Designer driven by improving the quality of life. With a background at design consultancies, creative agencies and technology companies, she has spent the last several years fueling valuable product and service innovations in the healthcare, self-help and non-profit domains. Bringing strong customer service experience, she dives deep into the problem space to truly understand people and their pain points, and strives to bring maximum value to each interaction. Azmina is part of the founding team and board of directors for P.ink - Personal Ink, a 501c3 organization that helps breast cancer survivors in their healing journey after a mastectomy through tattoos. Hailing from Vancouver, BC, she is currently based in New York.

Victoria Palmer Interview

Dr Victoria Palmer is an interdisciplinary researcher trained in applied ethics and the humanities. She leads the Integrated Mental Health Research Program in The Department of General Practice at the University of Melbourne. Victoria and her team recently led a world first cluster randomized controlled trial of mental health experience co-design with 287 severe mental illness, 61 of their carers and over 100 staff within the community mental health setting in Australia—The CORE Study (2013-2017).  Victoria’s current work is focused on addressing the cardiovascular risk crises facing people living with severe mental illness and development of an ethics of participatory health

Charlotte Weston Interview

Charlotte Weston is Lead Nurse for Teenage and Young Adults at The Royal Marsden hospital. Her interests include service development and transformation, leading on projects using experience-based co-design.

Agnes T Black interview

As the Director, Health Service & Clinical Research and Knowledge Translation at Providence Health Care in Vancouver, BC, Canada, Aggie is responsible for developing programs to support clinicians to engage with research to enhance their evidence-based practice, as well as supporting them to conduct research. She leads several knowledge translation initiatives at Providence Health Care, and developed the PHC Practice-based Research Challenge, a program that pairs teams of clinicians with mentors and patient partners to conduct small-scale research projects. 

Chloe Edridge and Grace Jeremy Interview

Chloe Edridge Chloe is a researcher from The Anna Freud Centre. Her work focuses on promoting well-being and resilience in young people, with a particular focus on digital tools. Grace Jeremy Grace works to improve young people's experience of mental and physical health care, and also works as a mental health activist, educator and speaker.